Hundreds of people concerned with the impact of North Dakota's oil boom gathered for a town hall meeting in Belle Fourche, S.D., on Thursday. The meeting included a panel of experts to discuss how the town will prepare to absorb truck traffic and housing for new residents commuting to work in the oil fields. Below, Scott Besler of Reva, S.D., left, and his wife, Lori Besler, are among hundreds of people concerned with the impact.
Crude preparation: SD looks at oil boom's pros, cons
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's oil boom brings with it tremendous wealth and enormous problems -- and both are coming to South Dakota, industry experts say.
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