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DEP Moves Forward With Air Testing Before Sand Station

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is moving forward with plans to do air monitoring before a controversial business is built in Wyoming County.

The proposed D&I Silica sand transfer site has divided many people in the Tunkhannock area.

The sand transfer station would help companies involved in the natural gas industry because sand is used in the fracking process and it often has to be trucked into gas well pad sites.

Some people are concerned about what the health implications of the facility will be so state officials have offered to step-in and help.

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