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Farmer Darwin Peterson of rural Antler, N.D., testifies to the Legislature's Interim Energy Development and Transmission Committee on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Minot, N.D. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service

Owners say land protections ‘failing miserably’, give testimony on damage from oil development

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MINOT, N.D. – Darwin Peterson is the third member of what he hopes is a fifth-generation farm.

But the Bottineau County man worries about the quality of land he’ll be able to pass on to his grandson after it was damaged by saltwater, a byproduct of oil development, when a pipeline ruptured in 2011.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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