Chieftain Sands - Chetek WI Mine North

Sifting Through Sand Mining

By Brook Lenker and Ted Auch, FracTracker Alliance Thirty miles northwest of Eau Claire, Wisconsin the land rolls gently. Wooded hills back orderly farms straight from the world of Norman Rockwell but painted red and gold by October’s cool brush.  It seems like agrarian perfection, but the harmony is interrupted by the pits and mounds […]