Wisconsin Professor’s Anti-Fracking Agenda Exposed

A professor and group of student researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire claim they found elevated particulate levels associated with frac-sand mining.

A professor and group of student researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire claim they found elevated particulate levels associated with frac-sand mining. Although their studies didn’t conclude the levels are dangerous, professor Crispin Pierce has irresponsibly asserted that the levels will decrease life expectancy, leading some Wisconsinites to believe sand mining operations are a danger to the public...

...As The Heartland Institute pointed out more than three years ago, Pierce has a storied history of going after sand mining operations and their associated air quality. In the case from 2015, for example, he used inaccurate sampling methods and equipment...

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Ken Notes: Of course the Heartland Institute is strongly pro fracking so we have a pot kettle problem here. What we need is a DNR that is non partisan, understands business and economics, represents the citizens not the special interests, and works with the legislature and Governor to protect the environment.



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