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Starved Rock Sand Mine

The mine near starved rock is one of more than a half a dozen sand mines either in production or scheduled to go into production.The outcry has caused lasalle county to institute a countywide moratorium on any future sand mines.County officials say they will allow residents to weigh in, and then come up with a comprehensive land use plan for.

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Starved Rock sand mine: County OKs proposed sand mine, Jan 13, 2012· OTTAWA, Ill — The LaSalle County Board on Thursday voted to grant an out-of-state company permission to operate a sand mine on a stretch of farmland . Mining for fracking sand drives farmers from land, Jun 08, 2014· Mining for fracking sand drives, a swath larger than nearby Starved Rock State Park In total, the sand ...

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How Frac Sand Mining is Altering an Economy - .

Immigrants as well as Americana came to this area of illinois long before starved rock was even a thought. Sand mining fuels the economy in this area not a state park. (Where the average wage of a park employee is a whopping 13$ an hour.) There are many sand mines who employ hundreds of people with jobs averaging 65-140,000$ a year. I know you mat love your trees and rocks however no sand mine ...

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The sand mine proposal near the Illinois 71 .

The sand mine proposal near the Illinois 71 entrance to Starved Rock was approved today (Original post) Critters2: Jan 2012: OP: So sad. Mike Nowak (WCPT radio Sunday 9 AM) has been hitting on this catastrophe for weeks. Peregrine Took: Jan 2012 #1: We've been grateful for Mike Nowak's publicity, and for the front page story . Critters2: Jan 2012 #2: We were, one day, planning on moving out ...

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Starved Rock sand mine: County OKs proposed sand mine, Jan 13, 2012· OTTAWA, Ill — The LaSalle County Board on Thursday voted to grant an out-of-state company permission to operate a sand mine on a stretch of farmland . Mining for fracking sand drives farmers from land, Jun 08, 2014· Mining for fracking sand drives, a swath larger than nearby Starved Rock State Park In total, the sand ...

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About | SAVE STARVED ROCK

Mississippi Sand, LLC has been approved to mine sand at a location bordering the eastern edge of Starved Rock State Park. The mining activity will dump millions of gallons of water into a tributary known as Horseshoe Creek, which then flows through Starved Rock before emptying into the Illinois River.

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How Frac Sand Mining is Altering an Economy - .

An Ottawa, IL resident's letter to U.S. Silica regarding how the firm's "frac" sand mines adjacent to Starved Rock State Park will alter the local economy. Starved Rock State Park As is so often the case, we find that those things we have taken most for granted are usually the things we .

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Drilling up trouble: Frac sand mining threatens .

In this photo taken Jan. 11, 2012, the Illinois River flows past the east entrance to Starved Rock State Park near Ottawa, Ill. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is considering a...

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Protect Starved Rock and the Illinois Valley from .

Protect Starved Rock and the Illinois Valley from Fracking and Mining, Utica, Illinois. 3,204 likes. Say no to mining and future fossil fuel exploitation of the Illinois Valley. Educate yourself and...

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Frac Sand Mining Comes to Starved Rock State .

In an exclusive report, Mike talks to environmentalists and LaSalle County citizens about how the lawsuit to keep a frac sand mine from the doorstep of Starved Rock State Park was lost. ← May 1, 2016 – Another Bad Day at Starved Rock; the Downsized Veggie Garden

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Possible sand mine near Starved Rock draws ire .

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Board has approved a zoning change that could allow a Missouri company to operate a sand mine near Starved Rock State Park. Board members approved the .

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DNR In Spotlight Over Sand Mine Near Starved .

Opponents of a sand mine near Starved Rock State Park are criticizing the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for not speaking up about potential negative impacts to the park. A Missouri company wants to operate a sand mine land just outside the eastern boundary of the park known for its bluffs, canyons, waterfalls and forests. The DNR is in a unique position because it's an adjacent land ...

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The Fight to Save Starved Rock From Frac Sand .

During the nearly 7-hour meeting on Thursday, Ottawa attorney Paul Martin, who was retained by three members of the Citizens Against a Starved Rock Sand Pit, opened testimony by submitting more than 1,000 hand-written petitions against the sand mine. He included another 640 online signatures acquired at the citizens group's Facebook page.

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LaSalle County Board OKs sand mining near .

OTTAWA -- The LaSalle County Board approved a special use permit Thursday afternoon that would allow sand mining on 350 acres of farmland just east of Starved Rock State Park near Utica. Mississippi Sand LLC of Maryland Heights, Mo. wants to mine St. Peter sandstone for use in .

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Governor Quinn: Stop the Mississippi Sand Frac .

Despite those who believe the Starved Rock frac sand mine will prove beneficial, in truth, sand mining for the purpose of hydraulic fracturing will result in calamitous long-term repercussions for Starved Rock State Park's tourism, local residents, and animals' and peoples' health (silicosis, cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, etc.) as well as the overall environment.

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Governor Quinn: Stop the Mississippi Sand Frac .

Despite those who believe the Starved Rock frac sand mine will prove beneficial, in truth, sand mining for the purpose of hydraulic fracturing will result in calamitous long-term repercussions for Starved Rock State Park's tourism, local residents, and animals' and peoples' health (silicosis, cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, etc.) as well as the overall environment.

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starved rock sand mine - .

Starved Rock sand mine: County OKs proposed sand mine, Jan 13, 2012· OTTAWA, Ill — The LaSalle County Board on Thursday voted to grant an out-of-state company permission to operate a sand mine on a stretch of farmland . Mining for fracking sand drives farmers from land, Jun 08, 2014· Mining for fracking sand drives, a swath larger than nearby Starved Rock State Park In total, the sand ...

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Sand mine proposal near Starved Rock pits .

11.01.2012 · Though sand and gravel mining and plans for more are not uncommon in LaSalle County, opponents say the latest proposed project would jeopardize the ecosystem and deter tourism at Starved Rock ...

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Controversy grows over proposed sand mine .

Mississippi Sand LLC of Maryland Heights, Mo., wants to mine St. Peter sandstone from a 350-acre parcel of farmland just east of Starved Rock State Park on the Illinois River near Utica.

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Illinois State Geological Survey Illinois' Industrial ...

Illinois industrial minerals include rocks such as limestone, dolomite, and shale and nonmetallic minerals such as silica sand, clay, and fluorite. Major industrial minerals produced in Illinois today are crushed stone (limestone and dolomite), sand and gravel, clay, silica sand, tripoli (microcrystalline quartz), and peat. Portland cement, lime, and brick are also manufactured. Portland ...

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Controversy grows over proposed sand mine .

Mississippi Sand LLC of Maryland Heights, Mo., wants to mine St. Peter sandstone from a 350-acre parcel of farmland just east of Starved Rock State Park on the Illinois River near Utica. Mining of sand or gravel occurs elsewhere in the area, but opponents of the latest project say the mine's proximity could harm local tourism and the ecology of the park.

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