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Trempealeau County votes 12-0 to limit sand mining facilities for 12 months

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WHITEHALL - Wisconsin’s biggest hot-bed for frac-sand mining will put a temporary halt to new facilities. The Trempealeau County Board in Whitehall voted 12-0 last night not to consider any new silica-sand removal permits for a year.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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