Letters from the West

July 2, 2016 11:41 PM

Critics: New Idaho rules needed to protect mineral rights owners

Farmer, commissioner call for spacing wells from the drill hole out

Former Sen. Craig says driller’s modern technology is very accurate tool

Other oil companies say current rules limit competition

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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."

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