Mining, for metals (such as iron) and for silica sand (frac sand), has become a hot topic in Wisconsin in the last few years.
This guide covers mining-related sites from Wisconsin state and county governments.
Local governments have primary responsibility for regulating nonmetallic mines, including sand/silica mining, though the Department of Natural Resources has some responsibilities for environmental regulations and permits governing non-metallic (including sand) mining.
From the Wisconsin State Law Library
Note: Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation. This information is for reference only; it does not constitute legal advice!
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Finding recordings related to mining