Archive | March, 2015

Donate Today to Help the WCP Protect our Resources

The Winneshiek County Protectors are in need of your financial support.  We are on the home stretch to the passage of a solid ordinance by the county supervisors to protect the hills and streams of Northeast Iowa from industrial-scale frac sand mining.  Funds for professional and legal assistance, educational efforts, printing, and postage are needed […]

Fact Finding Study of Frac Sand Mining Completed

Monday, March 2, 2015 County Supervisor Dean Thompson and former Supervisor Dennis Karlsbroten made public their study of the possibility for and the impact of industrial scale frac sand mining in Winneshiek County.  An exhaustive and detailed study of the geology of the county as well as the experience of similar large scale silica sand […]