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    Tom and Marcia Roland of Payette want Idaho to change the way it spaces gas wells so right holders aren't unfairly drained.

Tom and Marcia Roland of Payette want Idaho to change the way it spaces gas wells so right holders aren't unfairly drained. Rocky Barker rbarker@idahostatesman.com
Tom and Marcia Roland of Payette want Idaho to change the way it spaces gas wells so right holders aren't unfairly drained. Rocky Barker rbarker@idahostatesman.com
Letters from the West

Letters from the West

Energy and environmental news from across the West

Idaho has become an oil-producing state

June 28, 2016 4:16 PM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."