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Frac sand mine permit approved for riverway

current mining permit application, a few landowners stand to make a profit from the lease of their property for mining, while others will likely see their property values decrease. If frac sand mining is prohibited in the Riverway, we do have an alternative proposition that can be offered to the landowners

  • Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board - EAGLES & FRAC SAND

    Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board - EAGLES & FRAC SAND

    Three nests were sighted, including two in the immediate vicinity of the proposed frac sand mining location. The proposal to create a frac sand mine in the area is one of the most challenging issues the LWSRB has faced in the past 23 years. Of the 200 acre site, spread over four farms, less than is located within the Riverway boundary

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  • Lower Wisconsin Riverway Vs. Frac Sand Mining - River

    Lower Wisconsin Riverway Vs. Frac Sand Mining - River

    Mar 07, 2014 Last August, the Riverway Board denied the mining company a permit to mine within the Riverway boundaries. The mining company promptly sued; the case is pending. To stave off further sand mining insults, the Board is proactively proposing to the Legislature changes to the statutes that provide the Board its authority. This is a gutsy move

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  • Crawford County Citizens Wary Of Proposed Frac Sand Mine's

    Crawford County Citizens Wary Of Proposed Frac Sand Mine's

    Jul 31, 2013 The 300-acre frac sand mine would be located in the Town of Bridgeport and would be the first to stretch into a recognized scenic riverway. Iowa-based Pattison Sand got approval from the town in March, and last month the Department of Natural Resources approved a general permit for the mine, which allows stormwater to be drained into the

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  • Get the Frac Out of Here! Wisconsin River Board Denies

    Get the Frac Out of Here! Wisconsin River Board Denies

    Aug 24, 2013 On August 22, the Lower Wisconsin Riverway Board voted 6-2 to deny a frac sand mine that is owned by Pattison Sand Co. On August 22, the Lower Wisconsin Riverway Board voted 6-2 to deny a frac sand mine that is owned by Pattison Sand Co. On August 22, the Lower Wisconsin Riverway Board voted 6-2 to deny a frac sand mine that is owned by

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  • Legal Considerations for Wisconsin Frac Sand Mining

    Legal Considerations for Wisconsin Frac Sand Mining

    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 a mining permit from the county in which the project is located prior to operation. Local

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  • Burnett County Clerk

    Burnett County Clerk

    approving the operation of a frac sand mine adjacent to the riverway. The N ational P ark S ervice is opposed to granting the request to start at 6:00 a.m. due to the impact on camper s and wildlife, and if blasting continues they should be notified to that they can monitor resources and inform visitors to the riverway

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  • Bridgeport Township Clerk- Linda.. Please share this link

    Bridgeport Township Clerk- Linda.. Please share this link

    Subject: RE: Bridgeport proposed Frac-sand mining Mark I just wanted to share the response of Bridgeport's zoning committee on the frac-sand issue. Our zoning committee has approved the conditional use permit for Pattison Mine. They had every opportunity to

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  • Beth Regan [mailto:BRegan@pattisonsand.com] Tuesday

    Beth Regan [mailto:[email protected]] Tuesday

    Metallic Mining Reclamation permit application, as well as the Conditional Use Permit application, to the Town of Bridgeport on Oct. 22, 2012. ... Frac sand mining in Lower Wisconsin Riverway Mark E. Cupp, Executive Director ... I am deeply concerned that if approved, the frac sand mine proposal would end up imposing a huge violation on the

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  • First they ignore you, then they laugh at you: frac sand

    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you: frac sand

    Aug 25, 2013 Sand mining experienced another setback in the Badger State as Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board rejects permit for contested frac sand mine, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday: The vote Thursday night was 6-2 against the mine, which has been proposed on land just a couple of miles east of the Iowa border on the Wisconsin River

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  • Biz Beat: Lower Wisconsin Riverway frac sand mine OK

    Biz Beat: Lower Wisconsin Riverway frac sand mine OK

    Oct 13, 2012 Some questions are being raised, however, about actions by the town of Bridgeport, where the mine will be located. Biz Beat: Lower Wisconsin Riverway frac sand mine OK expected | Business News

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  • EQB tables Erickson Mine decision; in WI, Pattison Sand

    EQB tables Erickson Mine decision; in WI, Pattison Sand

    May 25, 2014 Both Karnopp and Steiner had voted in favor of permits that allow the Pattison Sand Company from Clayton, Iowa, to operate a frac sand mine on leased farmland adjacent to the Wisconsin River. The recall petitions need 96 valid signatures by law to trigger a recall election, given voter turnout in Bridgeport during the last gubernatorial election

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  • Princesses, lawsuits, and new business - SWNews4U

    Princesses, lawsuits, and new business - SWNews4U

    Dec 29, 2014 The ruling overturned the decision by the LWSRB last August to deny permits to the Pattison Sand Company to mine frac sand within the Riverway boundary… A would be crime fighter – the Black Bullet – announced his intention of stopping rising crime rates in the village of Gays Mills. Crawford County Sheriff Dale McCullick expressed perplexity

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  • Industrial sand mining overview | Wisconsin DNR

    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

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  • www.crawfordstewardshipproject.org Lower Wisconsin

    www.crawfordstewardshipproject.org Lower Wisconsin

    Commission voted for frac sand mining in March, with virtually no conditions in the permit. About one-third of the mine is located within the Riverway and two-thirds is just outside the Riverway on three properties leased by Pattison Sand. Further, on August 10 the Planning Commission and on August 14 the Board voted that the mine

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  • Riverway mine moves closer as Walker boosts frac sand

    Riverway mine moves closer as Walker boosts frac sand

    Mar 20, 2013 With Gov. Scott Walker’s new budget including assistance for the sand mining industry, a controversial frac sand operation near the Lower Wisconsin River is moving closer to approval. The town of Bridgeport Planning Commission has OK’d a conditional use permit for Pattison Sand Co. of Clayton, Iowa, to locate a mine near the Lower Wisconsin

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  • Subject: Please Protect the Lower Wisconsin State

    Subject: Please Protect the Lower Wisconsin State

    Riverway for all citizens. Pattison Sand Company's sand mine proposal could dramatically change the character of the River we love so much. Please reject any sand mining permit that: . Allows mine-related structures or stockpiled materials to be visible from the Wisconsin River; . Compromises the natural characteristics of the Wisconsin River

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  • A mine with a view: Loophole opens the door for frac sand

    A mine with a view: Loophole opens the door for frac sand

    Aug 21, 2013 The number of frac sand-related permits in Wisconsin has gone from zero to around 105 in the past five years. That number includes active and proposed mining sites, railroad locations to transport the sand out of state and processing plants, according to Deb Dix, the DNR’s industrial sand sector specialist

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  • Loophole opens door for a frac sand mine near Wisconsin

    Loophole opens door for a frac sand mine near Wisconsin

    Aug 21, 2013 Pattison Sand Co. of Clayton, Iowa, is building a mine on roughly 300 acres of farmland on a sliver of land between Wisconsin 60 and the Lower Wisconsin River to collect frac sand

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  • Frac sand news: Hansen & Schmit bills advance; SEMN

    Frac sand news: Hansen & Schmit bills advance; SEMN

    Mar 22, 2013 While bills related to regulating the frac sand industry make their way through the Minnesota state legislature, sand mining continues to generate headlines in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Minnesota state House and Senate bills Last night, the Minnesota House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee moved on unanimous voice votes to send HF906 to

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