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Warnings from Wisconsin on Frac Sand Mining

The village of Utica continues public hearings this evening to consider Aramoni LLC’s petition for a frac sand mine. In the videos below, Wisconsin residents speak of their experiences of frac sand mining in their communities. Advertisements

Local Efforts to Oppose Fracking in Illinois

The Illinois protest movement against fracking, after last year’s defeat to the gas industry with the passage of the Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act, continues in a number of localities across the state. Here are some highlights gleaned from word-of-mouth, newspaper reports and online articles. If you have more developments, please include them in the … Continue reading

Utica Residents to Oppose Sand Frac Mine in Public Hearing

Utica residents will speak out at a public hearing Wednesday evening, where the Utica Planning Commission and Village Board will consider a petition for a proposed quarry that will be used to mine sand for hydraulic fracturing in Illinois. Aramoni LLC wants Utica’s permission to quarry on 500 acres near the Starved Rock tourist village. … Continue reading