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Fri December 7, 2012

Converse County oil boom draws concerns from residents

Well pads like this one form a ring around a residential subdivision near Douglas.
Credit Willow Belden

In October, we reported that Chesapeake Energy had drilled a series of oil wells near Douglas, very close to people’s houses. Chesapeake says the area will likely continue to be a core drilling region. That has some area residents uneasy. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.

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