Winona Frac Sand Ban Efforts On The Rise

Winona County Frac Sand Ban Effort is heating up.  Here are two letters to the editor:

Letter to the Editor: County Should Ban Frac Sand Mining
Winona Daily News, December 30, 2015Winona County has two choices during this temporary lull in the demand for frac sand — temporary being the operative word.

Letter to the Editor: Frac Sand Can Be Banned in County
Winona Daily News, December 24, 2015  Winona County Commissioner Marcia Ward is wrong in saying a frac-sand ban “isn’t legally in the cards.” Large-scale mining has been banned in Pepin County, Wis., and two townships in Goodhue County, Minn., for more than two years without being challenged.