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