For the third day this week we go to visit the small town of St. Charles, Minn., the latest Midwestern spot at the center of the silica sand mining debate. A proposal to bring a sand mine to St. Charles – and mine sand to use in fracking operations – is being hotly debated.

In this installment of Inside Minnesota, WCCO’s Susie Jones talks to two concerned citizens who want to put the brakes on this project.

Listen.

Inside Minnesota: Silica Sand Storm (Part 3)