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March 24, 2017

The Wall Street Journal today published an article of interest, on the topic of the market demand for commodity mineral silica. (The sands being mined in the Ludington Dunes by Sargent Sand Company are directed primarily for this purpose, mostly for use in the Marcellu...

July 22, 2016

Here is an interesting 2015 video on mining of coastal dunes in Michigan, put together by Ted Auch, PhD (Great Lakes Coordinator for FracTracker Alliance, and adjunct faculty member at Cleveland State University.) 

http://vimeo.com/135826768

May 24, 2016

An interesting op-ed letter on sand mining in Wisconsin and Illinois farmlands can be found in today's New York Times. Link. (23 May 2016)

May 21, 2016

Outside Online held its Best Towns 2016 vote recently. Ludington made it to the Final Four, in no small measure because of the spectacular opportunities represented by Ludington State Park, Manistee National Forest, Nordhouse Dunes Federal Wilderness Area, and the Ludi...

May 20, 2016

On May 18, 2016, we participated in the Sand Mining Forum, organized by Julia Chambers and her colleagues at AFFEW, held in the Community Room at Ludington City Hall. I want to thank Julia for the invitation to speak, and to all of AFFEW for organizing and executing an...

May 20, 2016

On Wednesday, May 18, at 7pm, AFFEW hosted a forum on Sand Dune Mining at the City Hall Community Room in Ludington. This event was exceptionally successful, with (in particular) representation from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and from Sargent San...

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