Community Development

Frac Sand: Mining and Use

Frac sand mining is a new topic for the Coulee Region and the Nation. This presentation gives a geologic overview of where frac sands are found in the Coulee Region, as well as the practical issues that may be faced by local government officials when a sand mine (quary) is proposed.  Below are some useful resources regarding Frac Sand.

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If you have any questions regarding Community Natural Resource and Economic Development in La Crosse County please contact:

Karl GreenKarl Green
Community Natural Resource and Economic Development Agent
La Crosse County – UW Extension
400 4th Street North – Room 2040
La Crosse, WI 54601-3200
Phone: 608-785-9763
Fax: 608-789-4808