Monthly Archives: January 2013

County Official Comments on Proposed Frac Sand Mine in Glenwood City, WI

(first published on WIvoices.org) Earlier this month, Texas-based company Vista LLC resubmitted its application for the “Vista Mine” in Glenwood City, WI after withdrawing its original application last summer. Vista’s initial proposal in July 2012 did not comply with county … Continue reading

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Renewed Mining Interest in WI’s Penokee Mountains Sparks Response from Bad River Tribal Attorney

Philomena Kebec, attorney for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, responds to state of WI plans to move forward with legislation that may allow mining 6 miles upstream from the reservation.

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