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Ranchers, Greens on Same Ground Against Drilling

| Thursday March 24th, 2005 | 0 Comments

happytrails.gifIn a great example of finding common ground, traditionally conservative ranchers are joining forces with the Sierra Club and other environmental groups in opposition to drilling on western ranchland.

Ranchers complain that sloppy drilling practices disturb and endanger their cattle, such as leaving pools of toxic antifreeze that cattle can drink. Environmentalists, meanwhile, say installing roads and drilling pads damages the fragile pinion and juniper-covered hills.

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