Larry Konopacki http://wxpr.org en Frac-Sand Bill Also Has Implications for Metallic Mining Activities http://wxpr.org/post/frac-sand-bill-also-has-implications-metallic-mining-activities <p>A state <a href="https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2013/related/proposals/sb349" target="_blank">Senate bill regulating frac sand mining</a> could overturn local rules relating to the proposed Penokee mine.&nbsp;</p><p>The bill authored by Senator Tom Tiffany has drawn attention for how it would limit local control over nonmetallic mining.&nbsp;</p><p>But the bill also contains provisions that regulate blasting for ANY type of mine or quarry.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:45:14 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9750 at http://wxpr.org