Holen: Let people who live in extraordinary places protect them
While the concept of extraordinary places may sound good in theory, in practice it takes away local control, sets a dangerous legal precedent and erodes the rights of private property owners.
No one is more committed to protecting the land in oil country than the people who live there. That’s why the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Counties oppose the establishment of an extraordinary places designation by the North Dakota Industrial Commission.
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