September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized
RICHARDTON — The city of Richardton has given final and unanimous approval to the rezoning of 300 acres west of town for a future Halliburton frac sand plant and transloading facility.
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April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized
RED WING â A group of Minnesota residents drove to the state Capitol Tuesday to deliver a petition calling for a ban on silica sand mining in southeast Minnesota, but Gov. Mark Dayton said he wouldnât act without the Legislature.
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September 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BELFIELD Residents in properties adjacent to a proposed Belfield rail facility and frac sand plant strongly oppose the plant, citing the 24/7 noise, traffic and possible health effects as reasons. Continue Reading
August 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The Stark County Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday voted to table a decision on a proposed multi-million dollar rail facility 3 miles east of Belfield. Continue Reading
July 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
RED WING, Minn. – The Goodhue County Planning Advisory Commission voted Monday night not to extend the county’s mining moratorium. All that remains is final approval by the County Board for the moratorium to automatically expire Sept. 6. Continue Reading
January 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Winona County, with its three-month moratorium, joins both Wabasha and Goodhue counties which have also placed moratoriums on sand mining. However, those two counties enacted one-year moratoriums. Much of the sand is used for fracking at oil and gas drilling sites in the United States, including western North Dakota. Continue Reading