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Letter from Rep. Petryk: "Green Tier" Business in Dunn and Pepin County

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As most of us know, the business of sand mining has grown dramatically in Wisconsin and especially here in Western Wisconsin. There has been a sand mining facility in Menomonie and Maiden Rock called the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company (WISC), a subsidiary of Fairmount Minerals based out of Ohio, for the past 93 years. WISC has been supplying sand for the creation of glass, shingles, foundry use, and other industries. 

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