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    Mississippi Sand LLC is requesting permits to mine for frac sand adjacent to the east side of Starved Rock State Park Illinois is home to St Peters Sandstone which produces a silica sand that is ideal propellant for fracking (the process used to extract natural gas)The mine site is 315 acres, and the company is expecting to mine for 40 years, creating 39 jobs and generating 10

  • Sand Stampede: Frac Sand Mining Outside Beloved

      The Mississippi Sand mine would be the first to actually border Starved Rock, which opponents fear could mean an increased chance of river and wetland contamination, habitat degradation, and tourist detraction Further, opponents suggest the growing number of LaSalle frac sand mines, including this one, represent the overall escalating scale and impact of natural gas production

  • Controversy grows over proposed sand mine near

      Sand to be mined from a proposed facility just outside of Starved Rock State Park near Utica will be used in a process to extract oil and natural gas from pockets deep underground Mississippi Sand LLC turns St Peter sandstone — formed more than 400 million years ago — into “frac sand” for the oil and gas drilling industry

  • Starved Rock Mine Debate Brings Fracking Fracas to

      The County Board voted to allow a sand mine at the edge of Starved Rock State Park, which hosts two million visitors annually to wander its towering sandstone stacks along the Illinois River and

  • Controversy grows over proposed sand mine near

      Sand to be mined from a proposed facility just outside of Starved Rock State Park near Utica will be used in a process to extract oil and natural gas from pockets deep underground

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  • Mining for fracking sand drives some Illinois farmers

      The rolling corn and soybean fields near Starved Rock State Park, 95 miles southwest of Chicago, are coveted by multinational corporations for the finegrain

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  • PeoriaStory : Saving Starved Rock, again

      A sand mine quarry to mine sand for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, located next to the east side of Starved Rock State Park, has received nearly all permits needed to proceed This mine will be in operation for an estimated 30 years, and will be blasting, running industrial type equipment, and creating silica type laden dust for decades to come

  • Mining for fracking sand drives some Illinois farmers

      But a Tribune review of property sales reveals that sand mining companies have quietly bought at least 3,100 acres in LaSalle County since 2005, a swath larger than nearby Starved Rock

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  • Some fear Starved Rock is in peril Daily Herald

      A Missouri company has submitted a proposal to mine sand from more than 300 acres adjacent to Starved Rock's eastern border

  • Geology of Starved Rock – How these amazing

      Geology of Starved Rock – How these amazing canyons came to be January 10, 2021 January 10, 2021 by KayeRay , posted in Geology , Hiking Starved Rock State Park, an amazing area complete with hiking trails and waterfalls is located in Deerpark Township and LaSalle Counties in Illinois, sits along the south bank of the Illinois River

  • Sand mine to proceed near iconic Illinois state park

      The frac sand mining boom has now spread to Illinois, as state regulators grant approval to build a controversial mining operation next to Starved Rock State Park St Louisbased Mississippi Sand, the company that’s building the 80acre sand mine, received its third and final permit on October 19, overcoming objections by a consortium of environmental groups

  • Controversy grows over proposed sand mine near

      Mississippi Sand LLC of Maryland Heights, Mo, wants to mine St Peter sandstone from a 350acre parcel of farmland just east of Starved Rock State Park on the Illinois River near Utica

  • Starved Rock Mine Debate Brings Fracking Fracas to

      The County Board voted to allow a sand mine at the edge of Starved Rock State Park, which hosts two million visitors annually to wander its towering sandstone stacks along the Illinois River and

  • Illinois EPA to hold Public Availability Session for

      Earlier this year we learned of a proposed sand mine to be located near the entrance of Starved Rock State Park We were concerned because the sand mine (for sand to be used in the natural gas extraction or “fracking” process) could drain a rare, brackish wetland, with high quality plant communities and specific habitat for threatened and endangered species

  • PeoriaStory : Saving Starved Rock, again

      A sand mine quarry to mine sand for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, located next to the east side of Starved Rock State Park, has received nearly all permits needed to proceed This mine will be in operation for an estimated 30 years, and will be blasting, running industrial type equipment, and creating silica type laden dust for decades

  • Proposed mine may threaten Starved Rock WBEZ

      Starved Rock is a popular getaway for Chicagoans and boasts diverse wildlife including bald eagles Tony Giordano said a new silica sand mine adjacent to the

  • LaSalle Co board approves zoning for sand mine near

      LaSalle Co board approves zoning for sand mine near Starved Rock CHRIS YOUNG Friday Jan 13, 2012 at 12:01 AM Jan 13, 2012 at 12:04 PM

  • Groups file lawsuit over mine near Starved Rock Yahoo

      The DNR in November granted a permit to Mississippi Sand LLC for the 80acre openpit mine The mine still needs a permit from the state Environmental Protection Agency The suit claims the DNR failed to follow its own guidelines in considering the mine's effects on vegetation, fish and wildlife, land values, air and water pollution and the

  • Geology of Starved Rock – How these amazing

      Geology of Starved Rock – How these amazing canyons came to be January 10, 2021 January 10, 2021 by KayeRay , posted in Geology , Hiking Starved Rock State Park, an amazing area complete with hiking trails and waterfalls is located in Deerpark Township and LaSalle Counties in Illinois, sits along the south bank of the Illinois River

  • Mining for fracking sand drives some Illinois farmers

      Dallasbased Eagle Materials Inc, poised to start operating in LaSalle County, estimates it would sell at least 900,000 tons of sand a year from a single mine on 564 acres At $110 a ton, the

  • The Fight to Save Starved Rock From Frac Sand

    Mississippi Sand LLC is requesting permits to mine for frac sand adjacent to the east side of Starved Rock State Park Illinois is home to St Peters Sandstone which produces a silica sand that is ideal propellant for fracking (the process used to extract natural gas)The mine site is 315 acres, and the company is expecting to mine for 40 years, creating 39 jobs and generating 10 billion

  • Illinois EPA to hold Public Availability Session for

      Earlier this year we learned of a proposed sand mine to be located near the entrance of Starved Rock State Park We were concerned because the sand mine (for sand to be used in the natural gas extraction or “fracking” process) could drain a rare, brackish wetland, with high quality plant communities and specific habitat for threatened and endangered species

  • Starved Rock mine controversy aired in Springfield

      LaSalle County already has a number of mines, including half a dozen within a few miles of Starved Rock, they add Mississippi Sand LLC of Maryland Heights, Mo Wants to mine

  • Starved Rock mine controversy aired in Springfield

      Proponents of the project tout the 40 jobs to be created and say environmental concerns are being addressed LaSalle County already has a number of mines, including half a dozen within a few miles of Starved Rock, they add Mississippi Sand LLC of Maryland Heights, Mo Wants to mine St Peter sandstone for use in the oil and natural gas industry

  • Proposed mine may threaten Starved Rock WBEZ

      Starved Rock is a popular getaway for Chicagoans and boasts diverse wildlife including bald eagles Tony Giordano said a new silica sand mine adjacent to the

  • Forum: Problems at Starved Rock State Park Opinion

      Starved Rock State Park in Utica is about to become the sand mine capital of IllinoisThe silica sand being mined is being used by energy companies in the gas and oil fracking industry When the

  • LaSalle Co board approves zoning for sand mine near

      LaSalle Co board approves zoning for sand mine near Starved Rock CHRIS YOUNG Friday Jan 13, 2012 at 12:01 AM Jan 13, 2012 at 12:04 PM

  • Simon wants hearing on sand mine near Starved Rock

      Simon wants hearing on sand mine near Starved Rock Associated Press Posted 3/13/2012 7:48 AM SPRINGFIELD Lt Governor Sheila Simon is

  • Groups file lawsuit over mine near Starved Rock Yahoo

      The DNR in November granted a permit to Mississippi Sand LLC for the 80acre openpit mine The mine still needs a permit from the state Environmental Protection Agency The suit claims the DNR failed to follow its own guidelines in considering the mine's effects on vegetation, fish and wildlife, land values, air and water pollution and the

  • Geology of Starved Rock – How these amazing

      Geology of Starved Rock – How these amazing canyons came to be January 10, 2021 January 10, 2021 by KayeRay , posted in Geology , Hiking Starved Rock State Park, an amazing area complete with hiking trails and waterfalls is located in Deerpark Township and LaSalle Counties in Illinois, sits along the south bank of the Illinois River

  • The Fight to Save Starved Rock From Frac Sand

    Mississippi Sand LLC is requesting permits to mine for frac sand adjacent to the east side of Starved Rock State Park Illinois is home to St Peters Sandstone which produces a silica sand that is ideal propellant for fracking (the process used to extract natural gas)The mine site is 315 acres, and the company is expecting to mine for 40 years, creating 39 jobs and generating 10 billion

  • Starved Rock mine controversy aired in Springfield

      LaSalle County already has a number of mines, including half a dozen within a few miles of Starved Rock, they add Mississippi Sand LLC of Maryland Heights, Mo Wants to mine

  • Starved Rock mine controversy aired in Springfield

      Proponents of the project tout the 40 jobs to be created and say environmental concerns are being addressed LaSalle County already has a number of mines, including half a dozen within a few miles of Starved Rock, they add Mississippi Sand LLC of Maryland Heights, Mo Wants to mine St Peter sandstone for use in the oil and natural gas industry

  • Proposed mine may threaten Starved Rock WBEZ

      Starved Rock is a popular getaway for Chicagoans and boasts diverse wildlife including bald eagles Tony Giordano said a new silica sand mine adjacent to the

  • DNR In Spotlight Over Sand Mine Near Starved Rock

    Opponents of a sand mine near Starved Rock State Park are criticizing the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for not speaking up about potential negative impacts to the park A Missouri company wants to operate a sand mine land just outside the eastern boundary of the park known for its bluffs, canyons, waterfalls and forests

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      The frac sand mine proposal jeopardizes the unique natural resources and the attractiveness of this outdoor recreation hub Starved Rock State Park and the rare salt marshes at the proposed mine site provide valuable habitat for a wide array of plant and animal life that will be directly and indirectly impacted by mining activity

  • Forum: Problems at Starved Rock State Park Opinion

      Starved Rock State Park in Utica is about to become the sand mine capital of IllinoisThe silica sand being mined is being used by energy companies in the gas and oil fracking industry When the

  • Simon wants hearing on sand mine near Starved Rock

      Simon wants hearing on sand mine near Starved Rock Associated Press Posted 3/13/2012 7:48 AM SPRINGFIELD Lt Governor Sheila Simon is

  • Geology of Starved Rock – Best of the Midwest!

    Geology of Starved Rock Starved Rock State Park, an amazing area complete with hiking trails and waterfalls is located in Deerpark Township and LaSalle Counties in Illinois, sits along the south bank of the Illinois River Starved Rock is famous for its fascinating rock formations, which are mainly outcrops of St Peter Sandstone

  • Illinois: Fracking Pairadise? The Chicagoist

      We looked at the sand mine squabble next door to Starved Rock State Park earlier in the year Despite significant community uproar, LaSalle County