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Minnesota reports headway on silica concerns

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RED WING, Minn. — A crowd of around 50 local government representatives and concerned citizens gathered Friday in the St. James Hotel for a meeting with state officials on the topic of silica sand regulation and the creation of a mining advisory team.

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Officials revealed agencies have wasted no time getting regulatory processes and standards in place for silica mining in the state.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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