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Bad news. Your property value is about to go down 22%

Recently we did a three-part series that looked at how increased oil and gas drilling will take away property rights in Stillwater and Carbon counties. The first part looked at the negative impact drilling has on property values, and how … Continue reading

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How drilling tramples on property rights and lowers home values

One myth about oil and gas drilling is that it creates riches in a community in the form of increased property values. “With all the new jobs,” the industry says, “buyers will be falling all over themselves to buy your … 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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