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Emergency amendment made to moratorium

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The Red Wing City Council decided Monday night the chance of silica sand loading and unloading operations popping up in the city warranted an emergency amendment to its sand mining moratorium.

The council voted unanimously to support adding loading, unloading, storing, warehousing, stockpiling and processing of silica/frac sand to the list of items prohibited during the moratorium.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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