Supreme Court considers frac ban - Winona Post >Article
Apr 17, 2019· Last week, Minnesota Supreme Court justices listened to and picked apart arguments from Winona County and frac sand mining company Minnesota Sands in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the county’s ban on new frac sand min The hearing gave a glimpse into how justices may be thinking about the key legal questions in the case
$and Dollars — Mining Frac Sand in the River Valley
Upriver, frac sand mining activity is heating up On the shores of Lake Pepin, in Maiden Rock, Wis, Wis-consin Industrial Sand Company, a subsidiary of Chardon, Ohio-based Fairmount Minerals, operates a frac sand mine in the downstream end of the village of 117 Last fall the compa-ny applied for permits ,
Oct 17, 2019· More Frac Sand Mining News Slowing demand for frac sand changes the landscape in southeast Minnesota Sand is the crucial ingredient in the oil and natural gas extraction process known as fracking, and there are large deposits of it in the steep bluffs along the Mississippi River
Winona approves frac sand mining permit MPR News 5/6/2012 WINONA, Minn (AP) -- The Winona City Council has approved a permit to allow a local trucking company to ship frac sand through city's commercial barge dock on the Mississippi River
Wabasha approves frac sand facility - Bring Me The News
A controversial Wabasha frac sand loading and storage facility won final approval from the city and may have a temporary operation running within a few weeks A controversial Wabasha frac sand loading and storage facility won final approval from the city and may have a temporary operation running within a few weeks Home News
Appeals Court upholds Winona County ban on frac sand mining
Jul 30, 2018· Winona County narrowly won another legal victory Monday in its effort to outlaw frac sand mining In a split decision, a three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a lower-court .
Appeals court reaffirms legality of Winona County frac ,
Jul 31, 2018· A decision made in 2016 by the Winona County Board to ban frac-sand mining there has been upheld Again This time the ruling came Monday from the Minnesota Court of Appeals, agreeing with the district court denying Minnesota Sands a mining permit In a statement, Minnesota Sands said the company is “extremely disappointed” by the [,]
Frac sand appeal goes on; firm in limbo again - Winona ,
Mar 26, 2018· by CHRIS ROGERS The local frac sand company Minnesota Sands is in regulatory limbo again The company first proposed a cluster of 11 mines at the corners of Houston, Fillmore, and Winona counties back in 2012, and is still in a legal battle over Winona County’s ban on frac sand mining
Winona City Council (Minn) approves frac sand permit ,
WINONA, Minn (AP) — The Winona City Council approved a permit to allow a local trucking company to ship frac sand through the city’s commercial barge dock on the Mississippi River The vote was 4-2 Winona Daily News reported several council members wanted to reach a decision Monday rather than .
be used for frac sand mining because of the cost involved in reaching the product Mining for other materials may occur, but any new operations would be subject to a CUP Outside of current City boundaries, future mining activities could occur in the two potential expansion areas to the south of Winona:
Frac sand mining in Buffalo Co - Winona Post >Opinion
Here is where things stand now in Buffalo County There are currently 2 approved frac sand mining operations One is operational and the other, owned by Ryan Barth on Platte Valley Road, has just been permitted A permit application from Steve Stamm of Mondovi will be taken up December 1
A house on East Lake Boulevard in Winona, Minnesota features a protest against frac sand mining in the county Residents across Winona still have the signs in their yard, despite a ban on the mining in November 2016 being approved by the county Lawsuits have been filed for repealing the ban due to claims of unconstitutional limits the ban .
The threat of sand mining in Minnesota | Hennepin County
The threat of sand mining in Minnesota Frac sand is valuable and Minnesota, including Hennepin County, has lots of it The sand is used for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which has transformed and increased oil and gas production in the US in recent years
As mining companies ponder appeals, frac sand ban ,
In the Sunday Star Tribune, Matt McKinney reports in Judge's ruling on Winona County ban of frac sand mining stirs interest: A recent court decision affirming Winona County’s year-old ban on frac sand mining, the first of its kind in the state, has stirred interest in neighboring counties, where efforts to enact similar bans have so far .
Appeals Court upholds Winona County ban on frac sand 30-7-2018The court also ruled that Minnesota Sands has no right to compensation by the county because it never obtained a conditional-use permit for frac sand mining before the county approved the ordinance Minnesota Sands has no compensable property interest, which ends Get Price
SandPoint Times - Winona Area Citizens Concerned About ,
Winona Area Citizens Concerned About Silica Mining (CASM) About Us CASM is a group of citizens in the City of Winona and in Winona County, Minnesota who are concerned about frac-sand mining and related operations in our region
Frac-Sand Mining - Winona County, MN - Posts | Facebook
Frac-Sand Mining - Winona County, MN March 13, 2013 A victory in St Charles but heads up Winona: "Formally speaking, the Winona County Board could intervene and grant Minnesota Proppant a permit to operate at the St Charles site"
Citizens Appeal Winona County's Permit for Nisbit Frac ,
The Nisbit mine is the only frac sand mine to receive a permit since the county’s frac sand mining moratorium expired in 2012 This May, the same 12 citizens appealed Winona County’s decision not to order a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement on ,
A sandstorm of Wisconsin lawsuits - Winona Post >News
Aug 27, 2014· Schultz noted that the county has approved many min The Trempealeau County Board also ended a one-year moratorium on new frac sand sit New county mine permits may be considered September 1 "When the moratorium is lifted, I think we're going to see permits come through the county again," Schultz sa "It's going to get interesting again"