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Mining ordinance ready for final approval

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Goodhue County Planning and Advisory Commission met Monday for a public hearing on the county's mining ordinance, voting unanimously to make two additions and send it to County Board for approval.

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"We had some good comments that were brought up," said Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel at a County Board meeting Tuesday morning.

Rechtzigel offered two additions to the ordinance regarding health and environmental impacts of potential frac sand mining in the county.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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