Director's Cut

Jim Tittle - "The Price of Sand"

Season 7 Episode 5 | 26m 47s

Due to a rapid increase in demand, pure silica sand has become a valuable commodity and mines are opening in Minnesota and Wisconsin at a rapid rate. With new companies arriving and buying land at high prices, what is the impact of fracking on the economy and enviroment in the small towns and rural areas nearby?

Aired: 04/24/14

Rating: TV-G

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