Mining towns worry frac sand’s gifts will dry up with oil price slump

Wisconsin has 58 inactive sand extraction sites – a number almost equivalent to its 63 active mines, according to data from the state Department of Natural Resources. There is substantial interest in bringing more facilities online, but the oil price slump has made it difficult to get those projects off the ground. EnergyWire. 3 June 2015.

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