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Gas drilling companies should obey burn ban

Dear Editor,

It is frightening to me just how much the Natural Gas Drilling companies in this area can get away with because of money and power. I am a resident of Garfield County who is living first hand with the disrespect, lack of compassion and flat out rape that is committed daily to the surface property owners by these companies.

Why, with huge areas of our awesome state burning, are these companies allowed to flare the wells right now? I and other residents of the state are expected to follow the current red flag burn ban. Why aren’t these companies?

Are money and power more of a concern to our government officials than the safety of the residence of this county?

Thank you,

Lori Closs

Grand Mesa Resident

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