Friday, October 18, 2013

The Nipper Chronicles: The Frac Sand Mining Masters Speak

Just for background.

Bill would limit local control of frac sand mining.  (Capital Times, 10/17/2013)

Excerpt:   The draft bill, now being circulated for cosponsors by Sen. Tom Tiffany, R-Hazelhurst, and Rep. Joan Ballweg, R-Markesan, would bar local governments from regulating some aspects of nonmetallic mining, including its impacts on air quality, water, road use and reclamation. 

Top Legislative Recipients Of Campaign Contributions From Special Interests That Support Mining Deregulation 2010 – June 2012.


Tiffany is #13 on a list of legislators and campaign committees that received more than $50,000

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