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When the Hills Are GoneFrac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community$
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Thomas W. Pearson

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780816699919

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.001.0001

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When the Hills Are Gone

Thomas W. Pearson

University of Minnesota Press

Provides an overview of frac sand mining, its rapid growth in western Wisconsin, and its role within the wider fracking commodity chain. Also paints a historical backdrop and situates the author as a concerned citizen and an anthropological researcher involved in grassroots efforts to stop a company called Vista Sand

Keywords:   Frac sand mining natural resources extraction fracking activism social movements community democracy

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