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Frac Sand Mine Proposed Near School Sparks Battle In Small

Jun 01, 2013 The proposed frac sand mine is less than half a mile from Glenwood City School, in the hills just beyond the football field. (WIVoices) "You can call them the Flatlanders by the time they're done," said Jim Laskin, who owns a cafe in the small midwestern town, which is known for its 57 hills .

City’s frac sand mine battle spurs recalls Science

Nov 17, 2013 GLENWOOD CITY, Wis. — In this small city in northwestern Wisconsin, the mayor and two council members are facing recall elections over their handling of a proposed frac sand mine that would be built a half-mile south of a school.

UPDATE: Potential Frac Sand Mine in Glenwood City Hudson

Feb 27, 2013 UPDATE: Potential Frac Sand Mine in Glenwood City Hudson, WI The Glenwood City council considers a proposal to annex Scott Teigen's land enabling the "Vista Mine" to operate on his property

Frac Sand Rush Threatens American Towns, Advocates Warn

Deanna Schone of Glenwood City, Wisconsin, lives near one of the proposed frac sand mines. She told HuffPost that city council members had "made their intentions known" in early September that they will allow the mine to proceed in a location about a half-mile from both her home and her kids' school.

City’s frac sand mine battle spurs recalls (copy) Local

GLENWOOD CITY — In this small city in northwestern Wisconsin, the mayor and two council members are facing recall elections over their handling of a proposed frac sand

Wisconsin frac-sand battle spurs recall elections in

Nov 18, 2013 Glenwood City, a 1,200-person community in northwest Wisconsin, has become the site of a controversy over a proposed frac sand mine. Alison Dirr/Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism Nov

UPDATED: County Official Comments on Proposed Frac Sand

Jan 24, 2013 If the city council approves the land annexation, oversight of the “Vista Mine” frac sand mining proposal may be transferred from St. Croix County to Glenwood City. The St. Croix County Nonmetallic Mining Ordinance (SCC NMO) does not apply to a site within a municipality which has a nonmetallic mining ordinance that complies with Wisconsin

City’s frac sand mine battle spurs recalls

Nov 17, 2013 GLENWOOD CITY, Wis. — In this small city in northwestern Wisconsin, the mayor and two council members are facing recall elections over their handling of a proposed frac sand mine that would be built a half-mile south of a school. It is shaping up to be a fight for the community’s future.

Meeting Tonight May Affect Potential Frac Sand Mine in

Tonight, a City Council meeting in Glenwood City, WI considers the annexation of a potential frac sand mining site. Heidi Herron,Neighbor Posted Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 7:40 p m CT Updated Mon

Mining: Frac sand Wisconsin Geological & Natural History

Contact the following staff at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey for more details about frac sand in Wisconsin: Mike Parsen, hydrogeologist phone: (608) 262-9419 Interactive map shows locations and types of frac sand mining

City’s frac sand mine battle spurs recall efforts River

GLENWOOD CITY -- In this small city in northwestern Wisconsin, the mayor and two council members are facing recall elections over their handling of a proposed frac sand mine that would be built a half mile south of a school. It is shaping up to be a fight for the community’s future.

GC incumbents lead in recall elections sparked by frac sand

The mayor garnered a 43-vote margin Tuesday, while two city council members held onto razor-thin leads in Glenwood City recall elections sparked by controversy over a proposed frac sand

Frac Sand Mine Proposed Near School. A story from WIVoices

Sep 21, 2012 This is a story by WIVoices about one area threatened by the Wisconsin frac sand rush. Glenwood City, WI small business owner, Jim Laskin, owns The Café on the main street in town. He serves a homemade meal with organic coffee along with information and updates to people about the newest developments with mining in

Glenwood City incumbents lead in recall elections sparked

Dec 17, 2013 Glenwood City, a 1,200-person community in northwest Wisconsin, has become the site of a controversy over a proposed frac sand mine. Frac sand: Our coverage See maps, multimedia and more stories (including our earlier report on Glenwood City) on the Center’s frac sand project page .

“The democratic process is window dressing”, Man says of

Sep 17, 2013 UPDATED: Glenwood City Council Considers Adopting Mining Ordinance at April 18, 2013 Meeting; Inside a Town Meeting on Frac Sand Mining; Glenwood City, WI; UPDATED: County Official Comments on Proposed Frac Sand Mine in Glenwood City, WI; Renewed Mining Interest in WI's Penokee Mountains Sparks Response from Bad River Tribal

Glenwood City, Wis., frac sand mine vote tabled Twin Cities

Mar 10, 2014 A vote that would bring a frac sand mine one step closer to reality in Glenwood City, Wis., was tabled by the city council Monday night. The council postponed the vote on a nonmetallic mining

Sand Rush: Fracking Boom Spurs Rush on Wisconsin Silica

Jul 04, 2013 A new 400-acre frack sand facility has been proposed near his rural home. While many in his village have voiced opposition, neighboring Glenwood City could "balloon annex" the land needed to build

Frac sand mining recall fails in western Wisconsin Twin

Dec 17, 2013 It is believed this is the first recall effort in Wisconsin over frac sand mining. Texas-based Vista Sand hopes to mine 384 acres, about 35 to 40 at a time, in the Glenwood City area, extracting

Vista Sand still absent despite protest RiverTowns

More than 50 residents and supporters gathered outside the Glenwood City Community Center Monday evening to voice their distrust of Vista Sand, the Texas company with which the community has an unsigned contract for the development of a frac sand mine, following the conviction in June of Vista Sand CEO R.J. Sikes on charges of sexual assault of a minor.

Northern Sands Wisconsin still working on Howard sand mine

May 21, 2018 TOWN OF HOWARD — Northern Sands Wisconsin is still working on the sand mine license application for the proposed 1,300-acre frac sand mine southeast of Colfax in the Town of Howard. The application has not yet been submitted to the Town of Howard but will be finished soon, perhaps by Friday, said Tom Gapinske of Northern Sands Wisconsin at

frac sand mining glenwood city wisconsin

Frac Sand Mining Glenwood City Wisconsin alanglover.co.za. Mar 17, 2013· At the beginning of the year Vista also resubmitted its proposal to develop a 567-acre frac sand mine a mile south of the City of Glenwood, in St. Croix County, about a quarter mile from the Glenwood City

Save Our Knapp Hills Alliance Home Facebook

Save Our Knapp Hills Alliance. 443 likes. Frac-Sand Mining Concerns in Western Wisconsin (Knapp, Lucas, Menomonie, Stanton, Glenwood City, Downing, Boyceville area)

City’s frack sand mine battle spurs recalls The Daily

Dec 03, 2013 By Alison Dirr Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism GLENWOOD CITY — In this small city in northwestern Wisconsin, the mayor and two council members are facing recall elections over their handling of a proposed frack sand mine that would be built a half-mile south of a school. It is shaping up to be a fight for the community’s future. “The town is trying

Glenwood City Mayor and Council recall, Wisconsin (2013

Dec 17, 2013 An effort to recall Mayor John Larson and city council members Nancy Hover and Dave Graese in Glenwood City, Wisconsin, from their positions was launched in October 2013. The effort was launched by a group called "Glenwood City Citizens for Legal and Ethical Representation." The recall effort was triggered over the handling of a proposed frac sand

City’s frac sand mine battle spurs recall efforts River

GLENWOOD CITY -- In this small city in northwestern Wisconsin, the mayor and two council members are facing recall elections over their handling of a proposed frac sand mine that would be built a half mile south of a school. It is shaping up to be a fight for the community’s future.

Sand Rush: Fracking Boom Spurs Rush on Wisconsin Silica

Jul 04, 2013 A new 400-acre frack sand facility has been proposed near his rural home. While many in his village have voiced opposition, neighboring Glenwood City could "balloon annex" the land needed to build

City’s frack sand mine battle spurs recalls The Daily

Dec 03, 2013 By Alison Dirr Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism GLENWOOD CITY — In this small city in northwestern Wisconsin, the mayor and two council members are facing recall elections over their handling of a proposed frack sand mine that would be built a half-mile south of a school. It is shaping up to be a fight for the community’s future. “The town is trying

Save Our Knapp Hills Alliance Home Facebook

Save Our Knapp Hills Alliance. 444 likes · 1 talking about this. Frac-Sand Mining Concerns in Western Wisconsin (Knapp, Lucas, Menomonie, Stanton, Glenwood City,

Retiring Guy's Digest: Glenwood City Council Members

Dec 18, 2013 Glenwood City frac sand mining recall fails. (Eau Claire Leader Telegram, 12/18/2013) How it all began. The recall effort started when a citizens group, Glenwood City Citizens for Legal and Ethical Representation, expressed concern over a proposed frac sand mine about a half-mile from the school district’s building.

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Frac Sand Mining Glenwood City Wisconsin alanglover.co.za. Mar 17, 2013· At the beginning of the year Vista also resubmitted its proposal to develop a 567-acre frac sand mine a mile south of the City of Glenwood, in St. Croix County, about a quarter mile from the Glenwood City

Professor’s book goes inside the fight against Wisconsin

As frac sand mining became a reality throughout west-central Wisconsin starting in 2006 with a rush to open mines on rural land, residents in the affected areas mobilized, if slowly at first.

Glenwood City Mayor and Council recall, Wisconsin (2013

Dec 17, 2013 An effort to recall Mayor John Larson and city council members Nancy Hover and Dave Graese in Glenwood City, Wisconsin, from their positions was launched in October 2013. The effort was launched by a group called "Glenwood City Citizens for Legal and Ethical Representation." The recall effort was triggered over the handling of a proposed frac sand

Does annexation subvert local controls over frac sand mining?

Mar 17, 2013 Mining-hub town of St. Charles says no to major frac sand facility. StarTribune, March 13, 2013. Lindfors, Tom. Glenwood City Council hosts annexation discussion. New Richmond News, March 1, 2013. Prengaman, Kate. Frac sand industry faces DNR violations, warnings. Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, March 3, 2013. Swedien, Jon.

Vista Sands’ spokesperson Sikes serving 4 years in prison

Aug 26, 2014 Vista Sand also began the process of applying for a reclamation permit with St. Croix County for a frac sand mine just south of Glenwood City during the summer of 2012. According to the jury verdict from Ellis County Texas, Sikes was sentenced to four years in prison on the charge of indecency with a child with no probation and four years in

Leader-Telegram from Eau Claire, Wisconsin on December 19

Thursday, December 19, 2013 e Amish contingent, all wearing traditional bushy beards, removed their hats and lined them up on the top shelf of the coat

WIVoices Frac Sand Mining and Transportation

Wisconsin Frac Sand Mining, Processing, and Transportation References. WIvoices Reference Page. Updated March 27, 2013 Wisconsin frac sand mining, processing, and transportation overviews:

Quiet influence: Behind the scenes, Regent John Behling

May 04, 2016 The presentation quotes Walker on frac sand mining: “There is a miner on the Wisconsin flag for a reason.” Behling sounded a similar theme in a 2013 article in the Huffington Post, by way of asserting that mining has been part of the Wisconsin landscape for a long time.

UW-Stout professor’s book looks at fight against frac sand

“When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community” was published in early November by the University of Minnesota Press. With its title a dead giveaway, the book takes a critical look at the controversial industry and how the corporations behind the mines exerted their influence in the region.