Alarmed by how little attention their concerns were getting from DEC's management and board, a number of concerned members began writing letters-to-the-editor and opinion pieces for their local newspapers. You can read some of them here:
Dunn County News: Dunn Energy Bylaw Changes Spell Trouble
Leader Telegram: In Opposition to New Bylaws
Leader Telegram: Local Control of DEC at Risk
DEC's General Manager James Hathaway also drafted a rebuttal: DEC Bylaw Changes Reflect Members' Best Interests.