Sand could be used in construction industry, material for potting soil
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Interest in mining Grand Lake's sediment is growing.
The state this morning began extracting 60 lake sediment samples to determine if there is a market for the sand and nutrient-rich mud.
Consultant David Jahn of DWJ Resources of Signal Mountain, Tenn., who is overseeing the core sample project today, was recommended by the Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association. Jahn said he is interested primarily in the sand for making concrete. [More