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Anti-fracking bus trip to stop in Red Wing en route to Capitol

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A group of southeastern Minnesota residents seeking stronger regulations for silica sand mining will travel by bus Tuesday to deliver a petition to Gov. Mark Dayton. The route will include a 9:50 a.m. stop in the Pottery Place parking lot.

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The petition was started by the Land Stewardship Project at the Citizens’ Frac Sand Summit held Jan. 18 in Winona. More than 5,000 Minnesotans signed the document calling for a two-year frac sand mining moratorium in the area and “tough state-level regulations to protect air and water quality,” according to a news release.

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