In 2012, the fracking revolution added $62 billion to federal and state government revenues and is expected to contribute more than $112 billion in 2020.
Frac-sand firm cited in Wisconsin is wrong one
Mining regulators in Trempealeau County, Wis., said Tuesday that they took action against the wrong company last week when inspectors discovered permit violations at a frac-sand mine in Arcadia.
The county’s Department of Land Management issued a news release saying that it had issued a “stop-work’’ order to Texas-based Superior Silica Sands; further investigation found that mining activity on the site known as the Guza mine was being conducted by Cameron Rail Site, a local company.
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