Officials: Rules would slow development
NEW TOWN -- Federal red tape and redundant regulations threaten to slow oil development on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, tribal officials and industry leaders said Tuesday.
Tex Hall, chairman of the Mandan Hidatsa Arikara Nation, said the tribes oppose federal rules announced Friday that will require companies drilling for oil and gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
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