MADISON, Wis. (AP) -

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has two new air engineers who will specialize in sand mine environmental compliance.

Tanner Connors is stationed in the DNR's Eau Claire office. He will handle sand mine issues in Clark, Eau Claire, Jackson, northern Trempealeau and Wood counties.

Frederick Myron Smith is based in the DNR's La Crosse office. He will handle Crawford, Juneau, Monroe and southern Trempealeau counties.

Both started their jobs earlier this month.