Oil Well Distance From Homes | VideoJennifer Joas | 1/24/2013
But this landowner wants legislators to add another 500 feet to their proposed setback.
"Hopefully the people in the committee and the legislature, I hope they take a good hard look at this. And get with the oil industry and say hey, come on, let us have a little common sense here. Let us respect the people that are here too," said Frank Leppell, Landowner near Watford City.
Leppell says this will help with both traffic and the risk of accidents affecting homes in the area.