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Communities At Risk Frac Sand Mining In The Upper Midwest

Communities At Risk Frac Sand Mining In The Upper Midwest

Communities At Risk: Frac Sand Mining in the Upper

2018-8-29  Communities At Risk: Frac Sand Mining in the Upper Midwest A Report by Boston Action Research (a project of Civil Society Institute) Written by Emily Chapman Lyle Hopkins Alex Jasset Seth Sheldon Grant Smith Pam Solo and Grant Smith (Eds.) (Photo by Ted Auch) Boston!Action!Research,!a!Project!ofCivil!Society!Institute!! 1Bridge!St.,!Suite!200!!!

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Communities at Risk: Frac Sand Mining in the Upper

2014-9-25  Communities at Risk: Frac Sand Mining in the Upper Midwest Sep 25, 2014 Sep 25, 2014; Facebook; Twitter; WhatsApp; SMS; Email; Print; Save; Download PDF As featured on. Report: Frac sand industry impacting lives of thousands who live near mines. The report, released Thursday, finds the industry is booming with little to no government oversight ...

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Frac Sand Mining Puts Upper Midwest Communities

2014-9-30  Mining of the fine-grain sand needed for hydraulic fracturing, known as frac sand, is putting communities in Wisconsin and Minnesota at risk, according to a new report by the Civil Society Institute's Boston Action Research (BAR) and released in cooperation with the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Midwest

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Land is Being Destroyed in Wisconsin by Frack Sand

2016-1-21  Communities At Risk: Frac Sand Mining in the Upper Midwest. A Report by the Boston Action Research — A project of the Civil Society Institute . Written by Emily Chapman, Lyle Hopkins, Alex Jasset, Seth Sheldon, Grant Smith of Boston Action Research, 1 Bridge

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Evidence Mounts of Hidden Fracking Hazards

2014-9-26  Frac sand mining uses significant volumes of groundwater, contributes to air pollution, and has negative socio-economic impacts, according to "Communities At Risk: Frac Sand Mining in the Upper Midwest" (pdf), produced by the the Civil Society Institute's Boston Action Research project in cooperation with Environmental Working Group (EWG) and ...

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Rich Budinger: Rely on facts, not fear, in frac sand ...

2014-10-10  Dear Editor: Recently, groups with a definite agenda against sand mining released a report inaccurately portraying the industry (“Communities at Risk: Frac Sanding Mining in the Upper Midwest”).As president of the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association, I’d like to share some facts.

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Civil Society Institute

2019-2-14  Communities at Risk: Frac Sand Mining in the Upper Midwest (Boston Action Research) (2015) CSI Update of the Energy Revolution 2015: Snapshot of Markets and Technologies (2015) EPA’s "Clean Power Plan”: Is It About Clean Power or Just Carbon Reduction? (Boston Action Research) (2015)

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Frac Sand Health and Environmental Impacts -

Wisconsinites and Minnesotans (the two states producing most of the frac sand) who live around frac sand mining, processing and transportation facilities are concerned about the long term impacts of their exposure to silica dust. As a result, some local governments have enacted bans and moratoria. Mining puts water at risk

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The impact of frac sand mining in western Wisconsin ...

2018-3-2  Thomas W. Pearson on the impact of frac sand mining—in western Wisconsin and beyond. Jason Zasky Mar 02, 2018. A frac sand mine among farms in Bridge Creek, Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Thomas W. Pearson. In “The End of Country,” journalist Seamus McGraw examined the impact of hydraulic fracturing on rural communities in northeastern ...

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Rich Budinger: Rely on facts, not fear, in frac sand ...

2014-10-10  Dear Editor: Recently, groups with a definite agenda against sand mining released a report inaccurately portraying the industry (“Communities at Risk: Frac Sanding Mining in the Upper Midwest”).As president of the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association, I’d like to share some facts.

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Civil Society Institute

2019-2-14  Communities at Risk: Frac Sand Mining in the Upper Midwest (Boston Action Research) (2015) CSI Update of the Energy Revolution 2015: Snapshot of Markets and Technologies (2015) EPA’s "Clean Power Plan”: Is It About Clean Power or Just Carbon Reduction? (Boston Action Research) (2015)

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Fracking PR Watch

2021-7-11  Read more about Frac Sand Mining Puts Upper Midwest Communities at Risk, Report Confirms Anti-Fracking Message Fueled the Teachout Challenge An unexpectedly strong primary challenge from the left is forcing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reckon with public opposition to fracking.

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Silica (Frac) Sand Mining - Minnesota Issues

("Frac Sand Fever is an occasional series by Star Tribune reporters on the sand-mining boom that has developed in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as "hydro-fracking'' revolutionizes the nation's oil and gas industry.") Tosto, Paul. "MPR News Primer: Frac Sand Mining." Minnesota Public Radio, March 8, 2012.

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Frac Sand Health and Environmental Impacts -

Frac Sand Health and Environmental Impacts. Sand is critical to fracking. After workers drill down into rock, they create fractures by pumping in a mixture of water, chemicals and sand. The sand keeps the cracks propped open so that oil and gas are released. Frac sand mining creates significant air pollution from the handling, mining, and ...

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Communities Take the Lead in Battling Frac Sand

2017-5-23  Thomas Pearson, a cultural anthropologist teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, joined the frac sand resistance in his new hometown of Menomonie, documenting the movement in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community, to be published this fall by the University of Minnesota Press.

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The Fundamentals of Frac Sand Logistics – HiCrush

Frac sand mining happens in many states, including Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Texas and Oklahoma. Prior to 2017, the great majority came from traditional resources of highly pure silica sand deposits in the upper Midwest region. In 2014, the region contributed approximately 70% of frac sand

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The impact of frac sand mining in western Wisconsin ...

2018-3-2  Thomas W. Pearson on the impact of frac sand mining—in western Wisconsin and beyond. Jason Zasky Mar 02, 2018. A frac sand mine among farms in Bridge Creek, Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Thomas W. Pearson. In “The End of Country,” journalist Seamus McGraw examined the impact of hydraulic fracturing on rural communities in northeastern ...

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Environmental Impacts of Industrial Silica Sand (Frac Sand ...

2018-4-14  benefits of frac sand mining as they pertain to air quality, water quantity, water quality, and reclaiming mines after mining is completed. In Part 2, the authors review the background and potential of industrial sand mining in the United States and put that potential in the context of supply and demand for silica sand, now and into the future.

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In-Basin Frac Sand Sweeping the Industry

The frac sand industry continues to experience rising demand as drillers pump more of the proppant sand down wells than ever before. Where that sand is coming from, however, is changing; hydraulic frackers are looking to localized supplies of frac sand in an effort to reduce transportation costs and maximize the ROI on wells, causing a major shift in the frac sand

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Impact of Frac Sand Mining on Agriculture and Rural ...

2021-4-30  Key inputs for the production and distribution of "frac sand" include land, labor and transportation networks. We study how the recent boom in the Upper Midwest has impacted agriculture and rural prosperity.Emerging evidence suggests there are likely significant negative local externalities from the recent US oil and gas drilling boom, but few studies examine the impacts on agriculture and ...

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Residents Seek Answers About Health Risks Near Frac

2019-3-21  His research showed that dust from the mining facilities contains anywhere from 8 to 14 percent silica particulate matter. “If we can control PM 2.5, we can likely control the silica risk as well,” Pierce said. Pierce continues to study with his UW-Eau Claire students the risk of harmful air pollutant exposure in frac sand mining

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Fracking PR Watch

2021-7-11  Read more about Frac Sand Mining Puts Upper Midwest Communities at Risk, Report Confirms Anti-Fracking Message Fueled the Teachout Challenge An unexpectedly strong primary challenge from the left is forcing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reckon with public opposition to fracking.

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The impact of frac sand mining in western Wisconsin ...

2018-3-2  Thomas W. Pearson on the impact of frac sand mining—in western Wisconsin and beyond. Jason Zasky Mar 02, 2018. A frac sand mine among farms in Bridge Creek, Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Thomas W. Pearson. In “The End of Country,” journalist Seamus McGraw examined the impact of hydraulic fracturing on rural communities in northeastern ...

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Frac Sand Fever, Flocculents and Public Health Fears

Because frac sand mining is a new phenomenon in many areas of the Midwest, such educational efforts will go a long way to conquer a general “fear of the unknown” — the root of much litigation. Frac sand operators should also strictly comply with all federal, state

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Environmental Impacts of Industrial Silica Sand (Frac Sand ...

2018-4-14  benefits of frac sand mining as they pertain to air quality, water quantity, water quality, and reclaiming mines after mining is completed. In Part 2, the authors review the background and potential of industrial sand mining in the United States and put that potential in the context of supply and demand for silica sand, now and into the future.

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True Cost of Sand Midwest Environmental Advocates

Midwest Environmental Advocates began a review of a draft Industrial Sand Mining Strategic Analysis released by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in early July. The DNR’s draft Strategic Analysis is the first glimpse into a long-awaited, comprehensive look into the impacts of frac sand mining on the health, environment, economies ...

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Assessing the Silica (Frac) Sand Mining Environmental ...

2014-1-15  4 Although commonly, and often pejoratively, referred to as “frac sand,” this article will use the more diplomatic and scientific term “silica sand.” Frac sand is a specific type of silica sand, and most of the health and environmental issues associated with silica “frac” sand mining operations are

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Frac Sand Mines Are Preferentially Sited in Unzoned

2015-7-2  Shifting markets can cause unexpected, stochastic changes in rural landscapes that may take local communities by surprise. Preferential siting of new industrial facilities in poor areas or in areas with few regulatory restrictions can have implications for environmental sustainability, human health, and social justice. This study focuses on frac sand mining—the mining of high-quality silica ...

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Frack You and the Sand You Rode In On - In These

2013-3-5  Frac-sand mining’s most imminent threat to human health is silica dust, which Wisconsin labels a “ carcinogenic hazardous air pollutant” and a cause of silicosis—the incurable, progressive ...

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