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UPDATE: Citizen response to frac sand decision

Buffalo County (WQOW) - A frac sand company has withdrawn its application for a rail load out facility in Buffalo County. A letter from the attorney representing Glacier Sands was sent to the Buffalo More>>

Frac sand company to make $500K donation to lake project Video included

A lake project is about to get a big lift from a frac sand company:  A $500,000 lift. More>>

Couple sues city over alleged Open Meetings Law violations

A civil lawsuit was filed on Wednesday by a couple from Trempealeau County. More>>

Update: Local town to discuss Colorado company's interest in mining sand

An Eau Claire county town takes a proactive approach to frac sand mining. More>>

Eau Claire County town approves frac sand moratorium

A town that's considered one of the local hot beds of frac sand mining is now under a moratorium. More>>

County board approves frac sand regulation statement unanimously

A county board is taking a stand against frac sand legislation. More>>

Public meeting about proposed frac sand mine in Eau Claire County Video included

Fairchild opened the door to questions about frac sand on Monday night. More>>

DNR's new lead on frac sand shares enforcement strategy Video included

The DNR has concerns about unfilled bore holes. More>>

Judge upholds frac sand permit decision Video included

Frac sand has sparked a passionate debate from the bluffs to town board meetings.  Last week, the issue was front and center in a Buffalo County courtroom. More>>

Frac sand company's request for a waiver denied

A frac sand company's request for more time has been denied. More>>

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