Final Report: Public Health impacts of Frac Sand mining


  1. What are they talking about!?
    “Not all answers are known. Although sand mining has a long-standing tradition in Wisconsin,
    the scale and numbers of NMISMs is new to policymakers and citizens living with the
    AGAIN …. these “researchers’ are equating a long standing tradition of sand mining in WI … (WE DO NOT HAVE A LONG STANDING TRADITION OF SILICA SAND MINING IN WI!!!!) We have a long standing tradition of SAND and GRAVEL mining. This is not the same as Industrial sand mining (silica/frac sand mining) and yet the committee on health does not make this clear…. They do not make this distinction! I give up!
    This report is flawed from the beginning as far as I”m concerned. I’ll read the completed report when I can get past this disturbing statement; which may be never.
    Heather Andesen

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