September 18, 2014

Listen To The Podcast: WMT Radio Show Features IowaWatch Frac Sand Mining Story

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A truck enters a rural spot near Clayton, Iowa, on June 24, 2014, where Pattison Sand Company was preparing to open a new mine in the side of a hill. Pattison, which produces industrial sand for the natural gas and oil industries, has about 35 acres of underground mine and 300 acres of above ground for plant operations, shipping and storage, ponding and drying, maintenance, a fabrication shop, reclamation areas and an open pit mine.

Lyle Muller/IowaWatch

A truck enters a rural spot near Clayton, Iowa, on June 24, 2014, where Pattison Sand Company was preparing to open a new mine in the side of a hill. Pattison, which produces industrial sand for the natural gas and oil industries, has about 35 acres of underground mine and 300 acres of above ground for plant operations, shipping and storage, ponding and drying, maintenance, a fabrication shop, reclamation areas and an open pit mine.

Bob Bruce, WMT

Bob Bruce, WMT

IowaWatch executive director-editor Lyle Muller talked on WMT radio host Bob Bruce’s Wednesday, Sept. 17, program about reporter Amber Rouse’s story about northeast Iowa residents’ fight to keep large frac sand mining out of their counties. You can listen to WMT’s podcast here.

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