Former Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources employees are questioning the agency’s decision to allow a Georgia company to fill rare wetlands for a frac sand processing facility in Monroe County.

…The Natural Resources Development Association, a nonprofit lobbying group of which Meteor is a member, issued a statement Mondaydefending the approximately $70 million project, which is expected to support about 100 jobs.

“Instead of working together to make progress, extreme environmental groups like Clean Wisconsin and Midwest Environmental Advocates would rather obstruct the process and obfuscate reality by bringing baseless lawsuits,” said group spokesman Nathan Conrad….

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