When existing infrastructure is not viable, oil and gas producers must invest in their own road, pipe or rail infrastructure.
A crucial step to the development and coexistence of the oil industry and farming community is controlling dust from North Dakota’s roads.
Maintaining a right-of-way for public access or utility companies is the duty of the land owner. Users of the property must also exercise due care restoring the land to its original state if damaged. Responsible parties should understand the elements of maintenance required, and the precautions they can take to avoid the harmful effects of soil erosion on their access-land.
Impact on road quality is just one of the unpleasant side-effects of drought. Dust is another. What are California and other regions doing to reduce the drought’s impact, and what technology exists to help in these efforts?