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Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down Fracking Ban

Colorado’s Supreme Court struck down voter-approved bans on fracking and the storage of fracking waste within the cities of Fort Collins and Longmont, ruling they conflicted with state law, according to Reuters.

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Frac Sand Insider Conference Set for La Crosse, Wis.

The Frac Sand Insider Conference and Expo will take place May 10-11 in La Crosse, Wis., at the La Crosse Center. Frac Sand Insider is a focused, informative event tailored to both experienced operators and companies just entering the industry. The event will give manufacturers and consultants an opportunity to meet directly with decision-makers from producers throughout North America.

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Wisconsin DNR Drafting Wastewater Permit

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is drafting a new general wastewater permit for frac sand mines and processing facilities, saying the most recent existing permit, which expired in 2014, wasn’t designed for large-scale mining and didn't track what companies are adding to their wastewater, according to Wisconsin Public Radio.

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