2016-4-11 · The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is drafting a new general wastewater permit for frac sand mines and processing facilities, saying the most recent existing permit, which expired in 2014, wasn’t designed for large-scale mining and
2016-10-27 · Natural Resources for an expanding frac sand mining operation. The request asks for the EPA’s objection to the permit because the DNR would allow the Superior Silica Sands frac sand mine and processing plant to expand production without estimating, monitoring, or controlling fine particulate matter (PM2.5) that would impact air quality.
2021-11-21 · 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
2016-7-14 · Frac Sand Mining: Mining: Frac Sand 101 and DNR Regulations 2012 APA-WI ANNUAL CONFERENCE March 1, 2012. ... WISCONSIN DNR REGULATIONS ¾ Air permits ... TO HAVE A RECLAMATION PLAN APPROVED TO HAVE A RECLAMATION PLAN APPROVED BY THE COUNTYBY THE COUNTY
2014-12-17 · Over the last four years the DNR has approved more than 200 sand mining operations under a 2009 non-metallic mining permit that was designed to prevent pollution from gravel pits, not the sprawling sand extraction operations that each day ship hundreds of rail cars of silica sand to natural gas and oil drilling sites.
2014-1-11 · The permit allows AllEnergy Silica to construct a sand loading facility and rail spur to transport sand from a nearby mine. In order to construct the rail line, 1.77 acres of wetland needs to be ...
2019-6-6 · FILE PHOTO frac-sand mine. MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Atlanta-based fracking company is taking the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to court over its decision to deny a permit to construct a $75 million sand processing plant in
2016-5-12 · (1) proposes to mine silica sand; and. 3.19 (2) does not have legal authority to mine silica sand within 89 days after. 3.20. the effective date of this chapter. 3.21. Subp. 15. Operator. "Operator" means a person that is engaged in silica sand mining. 3.22. under an approved reclamation plan or permit to mine or that has submitted a ...