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Guest editorial by Bonnie Martinell: “Protecting property rights in Montana: You have to do it yourself.”

The following guest editorial by Bonnie Martinell will appear in the Billings Gazette on Tuesday, August 25. It concerns the failure of Montana government agencies to protect landowner property rights, and the efforts of a group of Belfry landowners to secure those rights in the Montana Supreme Court. Continue reading

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A personal story: Jaime Frederick, Coitsville, Ohio

This personal story is one of a series on this blog chronicling the impact of the oil and gas boom on the lives of people all over North America.¬†You can see other personal stories in our series by clicking here. … Continue reading

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A personal story: Carol French, Bradford County, Pennsylvania (with video)

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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A personal story: Kip Gardner, Carroll County, Ohio (with video)

“It’s disappointing that private corporate interests can trump my rights as a landowner. I’m worried that I’ll be forced into an undesirable lease that does not protect my land or my ability to farm in the future,” -Kip Gardner Telling … Continue reading

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