That's the first I heard about it," says Waterview resident Fred Sexton
front door on Saturday.
By then, work on clearing the site was already well underway.
Aside from the short notice, Sexton's
also wondering just how close the wellhead will be.
Now Sexton, a retired judge, is getting a crash course in oil and gas law and his rights as a property owner who as of Tuesday still had not been approached by Petrohawk for any discussion of how his property will included in the unit that the Hamel will belong to.
"I don't know enough right now, except every place I've turned, they've said that these fellas can pretty much do what they want to do."
Petrohawk's petition to the Department of Natural Resources'
Office of Conservation will be considered at a meeting March 12 in Baton Rouge.
will be there.