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The resource curse: how dependence on oil and gas hurts communities in the long run

New evidence clearly shows that communities impacted by an oil boom suffer long-term loss of per capita income, higher crime and lower educational attainment. Continue reading

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The deck is stacked against property owners who seek compensation for damages done by oil and gas drilling

Today is the last in a three-part series that’s looked at how increased oil and gas drilling will take away property rights in Stillwater and Carbon counties. On Wednesday we looked at the negative impact drilling has on property values, … Continue reading

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