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Now a law: Texas measure makes local oil regulation illegal (with NPR audio)

“To these folks I say, ‘Ride your horse to work every day.’” -Todd Staples, President, Texas Oil and Gas Association Texas Governor signs bill banning local bans It’s finally happened. Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed a law barring … Continue reading

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Sidney, Montana: Riding the boomtown roller coaster (with NPR audio)

Sidney, Montana is riding the boomtown roller coaster. Last year we reported on Sidney’s unmet infrastructure needs as the town was  riding the upwards Bakken boom. Growth had taxed the city’s infrastructure to bursting. A summary from a Montana Public … Continue reading

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