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A personal story: Linda Monson, Yellowstone River southwest of Williston, North Dakota

“When this first happened, it pretty much consumed my life. Now I don’t even want to think about it.” -Linda Monson Telling personal stories The oil and gas boom has been underway for a number of years in many locations … Continue reading

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A personal story: John Fenton, Pavillion, Wyoming (audio and video)

“We have really no power, no control of them coming or over what they do, where they do it or when they do it so you know it was a pretty rude awakening for us.” -John Fenton, Pavillion, Wyoming Telling … Continue reading

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A personal story: Diana Daunheimer, Didsbury, Alberta

“I have come to see the regulator as nothing short of a bodyguard to the industry.” -Diana Daunheimer Telling personal stories The oil and gas boom has been underway for a number of years in many locations across North America, … Continue reading

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A personal story: Helen Ricker, Poplar, Montana

Telling personal stories The oil and gas boom has been underway for a number of years in many locations across the country, and there are now a lot of stories about individuals and families whose lives have been personally affected. … Continue reading

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A personal story: Laura Amos, Encana Colorado

I feel for you, but you own the surface. We own the minerals, and we’re coming in to drill. Here’s the Surface Use Agreement. You can sign it, but you don’t have to. If you sign it, you get a … Continue reading

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A personal story: Tim and Christine Ruggiero, Wise County, Texas

“Surface right owners are a mere nuisance and are expendable.”          . -Christine Ruggiano Telling personal stories The oil and gas boom has been underway for a number of years in many locations across the country, and there are now a … Continue reading

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Milestone: Preserve the Beartooth Front passes 100,000 hits

Sometime this week the 100,000th reader will drop in here at Preserve the Beartooth Front. To me this is an amazing accomplishment, one I never imagined when I started writing about oil and gas fifteen months ago. This site began … Continue reading

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Oil and gas: 10 lessons for 2015

2014 was a tumultuous year along the Beartooth Front. It began with our communities reeling from an announcement by Energy Corporation of America that the company planned to bring “a little bit of the Bakken” here, a quick drilling permit … Continue reading

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Free screening of documentary film “Triple Divide” in Red Lodge this Friday, September 19

Followers of this blog will be pleased to know about  a special free screening of the documentary film Triple Divide at the Cafe Regis in Red Lodge this Friday, September 19 at 6:00pm. The film’s creators, Joshua B. Pribanic and … Continue reading

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Meeting today in Red Lodge! Frequently Asked Questions about the Silvertip citizen-initiated zone

This morning residents of the Silvertip community in Belfry will be presenting a zoning petition to the Carbon County Commission. Please go to support them if you can (details here). The petition is the result of months of hard work … Continue reading

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