Educational Frac Sand Mining forum

Presentations included legal issues residents and local governments may face

An educational public forum about Frac Sand Mining was held in Houston County on Saturday.

The Houston County Protectors group hosted the event.

A number of presentations were scheduled to educate residents about the dangers of Frac Sand Mining. They looked at some of the legal issues residents and local governments may face… and other concerns.

“We have several speakers addressing various topics. Just the beauty of the landscape and how it could change, vis-à-vis Wisconsin, and what they look at compared to what we look at right now with our bluffs and rivers,” said Houston County Protectors Organizer Bruce Kuehmichel.

There will be another forum on Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public.