Study: Frac Sand Mining Not A Likely Cause Of Health Problems (Wisconsin Public Radio – February 5, 2016)

The nonprofit Institute for Wisconsin’s Health┬áspent a year and $100,000 gathering research done by industry, the Department of Natural Resources and local governments. IWH health impact assessment specialist Audrey Boerner said evidence suggests frac sand mining isn’t likely to cause health problems due to silica dust inhalation or groundwater contamination.