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Many energy workers live in temporary housing, like this trailer park near Rock Springs. A shortage of housing worries many long-time residents. Overall, the people of Wyoming don't want the drilling to stop, they just want it slowed down so governments can deal with the environmental and social impact brought on by the booming oil and gas business.

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Last updated October 17 2008: 11:39 AM ET
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