Oil Drilling Near Parks | VideoJennifer Joas | 3/11/2013
Some suggestions proponents had were putting oil wells farther out of sight from park entrances, or reducing the flaring of those wells.
Opponents brought up concerns with who would be making those recommendations.
"Whoever is going to make the decisions of best practices, I`d sure like to visit with them before they come to that conclusion because I can tell you, the best practices that I`ve seen in my 60 something years of living out there, aren`t very good practices," said Senator Bill Bowman (R) from Bowman.
Senators defeated the resolution 21 to 25