Minnesota Sands, LLC v. Winona, Minnesota, County of

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20135
No(s). 85-CV-17-771 and 85-CV-17-516 (Minn. Ct. App. Jul 30, 2018)

A Minnesota appellate court affirmed a lower court ruling in favor of a county's zoning ordinance that bans all industrial-mineral mining, including silica-sand mining. A silica-sand mining company argued that the ordinance discriminated against its business. But the lower court disagreed, concludin...