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Social Impacts of Industrial Silica Sand (Frac Sand) Mining: Land Use and Value

By: MINING MEDIA INTERNATIONAL Views: 1527Downloads: 2
Author: Isaac Orr, Mark KrumenacherWhitepaper/Case Study

Published by The Heartland Institute, This study considers the “social” impact of sand-mining operations, including their impact on land use, scenic beauty, and property values. Emotion and opinion, rather than technical facts and scientific data, tend to dominate the discussion.

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