“The Price of Sand” documents the frac sand mining industry’s negative impact on Wisconsin and shows what happens when an industry is intent on generating profits at any cost, no matter what the impact is on rural communities. The film features interviews with neighbors of frac sand mines, footage of frac sand mines and processing facilities, interviews with a leading researcher on the harm frac sand causes to health, and more. Panel to include Bobby King from Land Stewardship Project, Amy Nelson from Save the Bluffs of Goodhue County, and Keith Fossen, township officer from Hay Creek Township in Goodhue County. Hay Creek Township has adopted township ordinances to restrict frac sand facilities.
Read LSP’s latest action alert on the frac sand issue is HERE.