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Thomas Pearson
Works at University of Wisconsin-Stout
Attended State University of New York at Binghamton
Lives in Wisconsin
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Resources for Understanding SB 632 / AB 816
State lawmakers are once again discussing a proposed bill that would restrict local regulation of frac sand mining. On February 26, Senator Tiffany and Representative Ballweg introduced Senate Bill 632 and Assembly Bill 816, which would restrict local gover...
State lawmakers are once again discussing a proposed bill that would restrict local regulation of frac sand mining. On February 26, Senator Tiffany and Representative Ballweg introduced Senate Bill 632 and Assembly Bill 816, ...
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Price of Sand, Film Screening & Discussion, Oct. 17, UW-Stout
Jim Tittle will be visiting UW-Stout in a couple weeks to show his film The Price of Sand , followed by an open discussion. The Price of Sand is a documentary about the frac sand mining boom in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Due to a rapid increase in demand, pur...
Jim Tittle will be visiting UW-Stout in a couple weeks to show his film The Price of Sand, followed by an open discussion. The Price of Sand is a documentary about the frac sand mining boom in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Due to ...
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Defense of local democracy: An evolving regional grassroots response to frac sand mining
Over the past few years, dozens of local groups have formed
in response to frac sand mining. Many of these groups are simply neighbors who
began meeting in someone's kitchen, garage, or basement to study the impacts of
frac sand mining and to find ways to e...
Over the past few years, dozens of local groups have formed in response to frac sand mining. Many of these groups are simply neighbors who began meeting in someone's kitchen, garage, or basement to study the impacts of frac s...
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Cultural anthropologist and assistant professor in the department of social sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Stout
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  • State University of New York at Binghamton
    Anthropology
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  • University of Wisconsin-Stout
    Assistant Professor, Anthropology, 2009 - present
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