Monday, October 24, 2011
Sand Mine Dust
Monday, Oct. 24 --Want to see what a sand mine looks like and how sand can blow? Click on the "read more" link below to see the video. When it comes to sand mining, it's the wild West all over again, as scores of companies with varying amounts of experience and standards descend upon Wisconsin in a new gold rush.
Jeff Jahn, a representative of U.S. Silica, which is examining the possibility of putting a sand mine in what is now part of the city of Sparta, said such a scenario would be totally unacceptable to U.S. Silica. Jahn spent 45 minutes talking to Monroecountysandmines.org, more to come about that conversation.