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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

Recounts the origins and early success of grassroots activism that developed in response to one of the first proposed frac sand operations in the region. Identifies the factors that led to citizens defeating the proposed mine, many of who became involved in the struggle against Vista Sand several years later

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

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