WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

Inside Minnesota: Silica Sand Storm (Part 4)

View Comments
(credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

(credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

(credit: CBS) Susie Jones
Susie Jones has been with WCCO Radio since 1996. She started as a...
Read More

CBS Minnesota (con't)

Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSMinnesota.com/ACA

Health News & Information: CBSMinnesota.com/Health

Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Best Shopping Deals In September
  2. Students Get Ready To Head Back To School
  3. Minnesotan To Meet: Scott Mayer
  4. Fast Food Workers To Protest Across U.S.
  5. The Lowdown: Our Before Bed Habits

In St Charles, Minn., a sand production company is trying to build a plant on 300 acres of land, and residents there are afraid it will ruin their way of life.

It’s part of the Midwestern fight in many towns to slow down the growth of sand mines and production facilities.

Those against the sand mines want lawmakers to step in.

In part four of Inside Minnesota – and our conclusion to the series – WCCO’s Susie Jones talks to a lawmaker about what’s being done to answer citizens’ concerns.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,824 other followers