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

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20056
No(s). A18-0090 (Minn. Mar 11, 2020)

Minnesota's high court upheld an appellate 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 the ordinance violated the dormant Commerce Clause by discriminating against its business. The hi...