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Minnesota Senate advances bill halting mining of frac sand

Oklahoman Published: March 7, 2013
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A bill calling for a moratorium and a broad environmental review on frac sand mining is advancing in the Minnesota Senate.
The bill calls for a regional board that would create a model ordinance to help local governments regulate the growing industry. Silica sand is used in hydraulic fracturing to produce oil and gas.



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