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The long history of oil drilling in Elk Basin explains why local zoning in Belfry is necessary

To understand the need for the proposed Silvertip Zoning District near Belfry, you need to know about the long history of oil exploration in the area. Local residents have a well-established, stable relationship with the oil industry that has lasted … Continue reading

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A personal story: Dustin Bergsing, Edgar, Montana (with audio)

Telling personal stories The oil and gas boom has been underway for a number of years in many locations across North America, and many stories have come to light about individuals and families whose lives have been personally affected. This post … Continue reading

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