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A sand mining operation one-quarter mile south of Hudson Road and east of Settlers Ridge Parkway needed city approval for a conditional use permit Wednesday, Sept. 28. Staff photo by Riham Feshir

Sand mining operation damages city property

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Holding a jar of sand in her hand, Shann Finwall told Woodbury City Council Wednesday, Sept. 28 that a sand mining operation near a residential neighborhood "sure can't be good for your lungs."


"My car is full of this stuff. We're breathing this stuff. It's hazardous," she added.

Finwall lives about a mile away from a sand mining operation that took the blame for contaminating a city property near its eastern boundary in May.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.