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Groups ask EPA to object to DNR approval of frac sand permit

Oct 27, 2016 The request asks for the EPA’s objection to the permit because the DNR would allow the Superior Silica Sands frac sand mine and processing plant to expand production without estimating, monitoring, or controlling fine particulate matter (PM2.5) that would impact air quality. As written, the DNR -approved air permit violates the

Frac sand mine permit approved by DNR KBIA

Nov 21, 2013 Missouri’s Department of Natural Resources approved the permit for a 73-acre frac sand mine in Ste. Genevieve County Thursday. The department also denied a request for an official hearing on the proposed mine owned by Summit Proppants. Several people who live near the proposed mine have been fighting the approval of the permit for most of the

Permits: What a frac sand mine needs WisconsinWatch

Feb 01, 2012 Permits: What a frac sand mine needs. by Kate Golden, WisconsinWatch In the last month our county board has approved 3 mine permits, with one pending. The problem I have is the mining co. are trying to build mines on state rds, so they don’t have to pay for repairs. They are using roads that in very poor shape and dangerous.

Fairmount Minerals frac sand mining air pollution permit

In 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved an air pollution permit for Fairmount Santrol (then FTS International Proppants), a frac sand mining company from Texas, to build a silica sand mining and processing facility in a mostly agricultural and residential area of Arcadia. But before the permit was approved, a draft of

Wisconsin DNR approves frac sand-related permit Local

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved a permit application to change the The hearing did not discuss the company’s proposed frac sand mine nor was the mine considered in

Gilmanton sand facility approved; 6th frac sand permit

Gilmanton sand facility approved; 6th frac sand permit issued in county The Buffalo County Zoning Board of Adjustment voted 3-0 to grant R & J Rolling Acres a 15-year permit to mine silica

Frac sand mining and processing permits WisconsinWatch

Mar 03, 2013 Wisconsin’s Sand Rush Read the main story. Frac sand industry faces DNR violations, warnings. Previous frac sand coverage. As supply meets demand, Wisconsin’s frac sand rush slows December 15, 2012 Conference draws 50 frac sand protestors October 2, 2012 Frac sand boom creates thousands of jobs August 19,2012 Wisconsin frac sand sites double July 22, 2012

Industrial sand mining overview Wisconsin DNR

Wisconsin has high-quality sand resources and, as a result, the DNR has seen a substantial rise in permit requests to the department to mine industrial sand. Industrial sand is sometimes called "frac" sand or silica sand. Aerial view of an industrial sand mine in Wisconsin. The extracted sand is often processed locally.

Nonmetallic mining and associated activities Minnesota

The MPCA reissued the General Permit for Construction Sand and Gravel, Aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt Facilities. Because of changes to the latest version, the permit will retain the same Permit Number (MNG490000), but will be titled "Nonmetallic Mining and Associated Activities." This permit also includes materials approved in Minn. R. 7035

Homepage Washington State Department of Ecology

Jul 12, 2021 Webinar ends July 21, 2021 July 21, 2021, 6 p.m. Statewide July 21, 2021, 6 p.m. Statewide & online July 21, 2021, 6 p.m. Statewide

DNR Reworks Frac Sand Mining Permits Wisconsin Public Radio

Apr 11, 2016 The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is drafting a new general wastewater permit for frac sand mines and processing facilities, saying the most recent existing permit, which expired in 2014, wasn’t designed for large-scale mining and didn't track what companies are adding to their wastewater.. That permit covers everything from gravel pits to 1,000-acre frac sand

Frac sand mine gets approval from Winona County Bring Me

Jun 04, 2013 Winona County's board of commissioners approved a permit for the county's first frac sand mine Tuesday. The Associated Press reports the board's 3 to 2 vote was a rebuff to critics who argued commissioners should wait for an appeals court to rule on whether a more detailed environmental analysis is needed.

Frac sand mining and processing permits WisconsinWatch

Mar 03, 2013 Wisconsin’s Sand Rush Read the main story. Frac sand industry faces DNR violations, warnings. Previous frac sand coverage. As supply meets demand, Wisconsin’s frac sand rush slows December 15, 2012 Conference draws 50 frac sand protestors October 2, 2012 Frac sand boom creates thousands of jobs August 19,2012 Wisconsin frac sand sites double July 22, 2012

Petition to EPA to object to Wisconsin Proppants, LLC air

Aug 26, 2015 If approved as currently drafted, the Wisconsin Proppants, LLC permit will violate the Clean Air Act. This petition request similar action by the EPA to object to another DNR-approved permit for a frac sand mining facility in Barron County. Read more on our Superior Silica Sands air permit

Petition to EPA to object to Superior Silica Sands air permit

Aug 26, 2015 The request asks for the EPA’s objection to the permit because the DNR would allow the Superior Silica Sands frac sand mine and processing plant to expand production without estimating, monitoring, or controlling fine particulate matter (PM2.5) that would impact air quality. As written, the DNR-approved air permit violates the Clean Air Act

Frac Sand Minnesota

May 01, 2013 The frac sand facilities on the map are classified by their current operational status. • Active: means the facility is currently mining, processing or transporting frac sand. • Proposed: means the facility has submitted paperwork to be approved for frac sand operations.

Limited frac sand mining approved in Goodhue County MPR News

Jun 18, 2013 Limited frac sand mining approved in Goodhue County. Elizabeth Baier. RED WING, Minn. the county could see its first frac sand mining permit applications as early as September.

Mines The Frac Sand Frisbee

UPDATE: Spring 2016 — Sand mining operation never launched. 2014 request for modification: May/June 2014: Permit was modified to add two more haul routes (north on 88 to Mondovi, turning east or west on US Highway 10). Klevgard also requested extending the length of the permit from 5 to 20 years — that request was denied by the BOA.

Environmental groups sue Wisconsin DNR over Monroe County

Environmental groups sue Wisconsin DNR over Monroe County frac sand permits CHRIS HUBBUCH Jun 20, 2017 The Wisconsin Assembly approved

How the frac-sand industry escaped environmental review

Jul 01, 2013 In the end, the Wabasha frac-sand loading facility was approved. Limited permit conditions were added, but without the rigorous analysis of an Environmental Assessment.

DNR Staff Felt Pressure To Approve Wetland Fill For Frac

A two-year battle to build a frac sand plant on 16 acres of rare wetlands in Monroe County is coming to a head this spring. A judge will decide if the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources followed the law when it approved the project last year.

'Frac Sand' Mining Boom: Health Hazard Feared, but

Nov 05, 2013 The legislation would void bans, air quality monitoring and other restrictions on frac sand mining that counties have approved in the absence of tougher state regulations.

Frac Sand Mine Near School in Glenwood City, WI? County

Feb 06, 2013 If approved, frac sand mining in Glenwood City could begin as early as April 2013. In that zoning district non-metallic mining needs a special exception permit. When mining companies come in

Buffalo County approves rural Mondovi frac sand washing

Jan 21, 2021 The Buffalo County Board of Adjustment in a 2 to 1 vote approved a wash plant for frac-sand operations, after a recent public hearing on the proposal at the courthouse in Alma.

DNR Reworks Frac Sand Mining Permits Wisconsin Public Radio

Apr 11, 2016 The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is drafting a new general wastewater permit for frac sand mines and processing facilities, saying the most recent existing permit, which expired in 2014, wasn’t designed for large-scale mining and didn't track what companies are adding to their wastewater.. That permit covers everything from gravel pits to 1,000-acre frac sand

Legal Considerations for Wisconsin Frac Sand Mining Projects

Each frac sand project in Wisconsin will need a variety of federal, state and local approvals or permits before, during and following mining operations. These permits will include zoning approvals as well as mining, reclamation, water and air permits. A frac sand project (a non-metallic mining project) will need to obtain both zoning approval and

Frac sand mine gets approval from Winona County Bring Me

Jun 04, 2013 Winona County's board of commissioners approved a permit for the county's first frac sand mine Tuesday. The Associated Press reports the board's 3 to 2 vote was a rebuff to critics who argued commissioners should wait for an appeals court to rule on whether a more detailed environmental analysis is needed.

Wisconsin court clears controversial ‘frac sand’ mining permit

May 19, 2014 The court said the mining language in the ordinance gives the board the authority to approve R&J’s permit. “The board has granted at least two other conditional use permits for frac sand mines on land that is zoned agricultural,” the court said. “O’Connor has failed to show that the board’s interpretation is unreasonable.”

Town of Rock Gets First Look at Frac Sand Mining Plans

Aug 10, 2018 If the permits are approved Coulee Frac Sand could start preparing the site as early as November with the mine beginning full operations in the spring of 2019. Don’t let a story go untold. Connect with our team to share news or let us know what you’d like to learn more about. Email Author: News Desk.

Contentious frac sand mining hearings start at Capitol

Feb 19, 2013 For nearly two years, locally elected officials have grappled with the best way to handle permit applications for new frac sand mines in southeastern Minnesota. Some have approved the permits

DNR Staff Felt Pressure To Approve Wetland Fill For Frac

A two-year battle to build a frac sand plant on 16 acres of rare wetlands in Monroe County is coming to a head this spring. A judge will decide if the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources followed the law when it approved the project last year.

Environmental groups sue Wisconsin DNR over Monroe County

Environmental groups sue Wisconsin DNR over Monroe County frac sand permits CHRIS HUBBUCH Jun 20, 2017 The Wisconsin Assembly approved

Winona County OKs 1st Frack Sand Mine Permit WCCO CBS

Jun 04, 2013 Winona County commissioners on Tuesday approved a conditional use permit for the first operation to exclusively mine frack sand in the southeastern Minnesota county.

Permits and Registrations Texas Commission on

Oct 30, 2020 401 Certification Reviews (for dredged or fill discharges) Air Permits. Bioenergy. Clean Water Certification for Boat Sewage. Dry Cleaners. Edwards Aquifer Plans. Mining and Mineral Extraction. On-site Sewage Facilities (Septic Systems) Petroleum Storage Tanks (PSTs)

Environmentalists sue to stop controversial Illinois frac

Dec 14, 2012 The company developing it, St. Louis-based Mississippi Sand, has been approved by state agencies to receive three permits to move forward with the mine. Two of those permits, including the IDNR permit, have been issued. The third, from the state’s Environmental Protection Agency, has been approved but has not yet been issued.

Chippewa County approves reclamation permit for

Dec 04, 2015 Northern Sands/Red Flint Group is proposing to operate a frac sand mine southeast of Colfax. Dennis Dvoracek, town board supervisor, reported at Howard Town Board meeting December 1 that the company is expecting to apply for a mine license in the fall of 2016 and, and that if the permit is approved, mining could start in the fall of 2017.

Judge denies key permit for Monroe County sand project

Sep 22, 2020 A judge has declined to reinstate a key permit for a Georgia company seeking to build a controversial frac sand operation in Monroe County. Monroe County Circuit Judge Todd Ziegler ruled Monday that the state Department of Natural Resources violated the law when it granted Meteor Timber a permit to fill 16.25 acres of wetlands for the $75

$and Dollars — Mining Frac Sand in the River Valley

The best frac sand is almost pure silica with very round, large grains of a uniform size. Ideally this sand is approved the permit that allows it to expand in the township, but the vil-lage could not, for technical reasons. In April, voters elected a new village