Petitions call for sand mining moratorium in Minn.

The group from the Land Stewardship Project has more than 6,000 signed petitions asking Governor Mark Dayton to issue a two-year moratorium on frac sand mining in southeast Minnesota.

Wis. budget committee to review sand mining plan

Wisconsin's budget-writing committee is scheduled to review provisions in Gov. Scott Walker's spending plan that would pull money from the state's environmental management fund to cover sand mining inspections.