Someone running for Flower Mound Council Place 1 wants to put a well site in your backyard to keep it out of hers.
Explore use of new long distance drilling methods to unify mineral owners and surface owners
This does not bode well for Flower Mound neighbors–Flower Mound residents profit while you pay.
I am so sorry! I guess I should have added in the statements made to the Dallas Morning News. They are posted in the comments.
Here is the bottom line: Shoving the drilling out one mile or two miles just to make mineral owners happy still creates a situation of environmental injustice. If you do a “dog whistle” don’t be surprised if some show up. If it is a “plan” then it needs to be thought through better. Are you going to buy out all the people who live within a certain radius of the pad site? That might work. I do not know anywhere one or two miles away where someone won’t suffer.