Theodore Roosevelt National Park Newswire

Theodore Roosevelt National Park Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

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  1. ND Permits New Refinery Near National ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | PaintSquare

    Meridian Energy Group is a step closer to building its proposed Davis Refinery, near Belfield, North Dakota, after state officials approved a permit for the facility's construction over the objections of conservationists concerned about its proximity to a national park. The proposed 150-acre facility would sit at the edge of the Bakken and Three Forks formations, about 3 miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the state's badlands region.

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  2. Where Are America's Best Kept Secrets? Think DakotasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... come-ons and cruise an extra 260 miles straight north, to bask in the majesty of No Dak's Theodore Roosevelt National Park. This is where the 26th president spent his wilderness years as a rancher, hunter, and naturalist, and this desolate stretch ...

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  3. Teddy Roosevelt library board, university system at odds Thursday, June 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    The foundation working to build a Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in North Dakota is at odds with the state's university system. The foundation's board last month decided to scrap a plan to build a museum at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and a library at Dickinson State University.

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  4. Group sues over county permit for oil refinery near parkThursday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    The Dakota Resource Council is suing the developer of a proposed oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The environmental group is challenging the zoning permit Meridian Energy Group received from Billings County for the Davis Refinery, saying in part the one-year term of the permit has expired.

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  5. North Dakota OKs refinery construction near national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    North Dakota's Health Department issued a permit Wednesday allowing construction of an oil refinery about 3 miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park, a project opposed by several national and regional conservation groups. The Davis Refinery still has other hurdles, but the permission to build that followed a 1 1/2-year state review is a major victory for the project planned by Meridian Energy Group, based in California and North Dakota.

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  6. Air Permit Issued for Proposed Refinery Near Theodore Roosevelt National ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | PressReleasePoint

    The North Dakota Department of Health today announced it has issued a permit allowing construction of Meridian Energy Group's proposed Davis Refinery to move forward, risking harm to nearby Theodore Roosevelt National Park. More than 10,000 people wrote to the agency about the refinery, the majority raising concerns against the proposal.

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  7. Oil and gas interests to get a seat at the table of North Dakota's new environmental agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | ThinkProgress

    ... the agency. An oil rig sits out in the distance as seen through cliffs of the badlands in Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit, near the center of the bakken shale. (CREDIT: Ken Cedeno/Corbis via Getty Images) But when hundreds of oil wells ...

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  8. While other national parks get higher fees June 1, Pipestone is free - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | Star Tribune

    ... Entrance fees rose June 1 at many national parks, including Glacier and Yellowstone. Theodore Roosevelt National Park has a cabin where its namesake president once lived, grand wildlife like bison and elk, and a rugged landscape with spires known as ...

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  9. Residents oppose North Dakota rail terminal expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... now raising concerns because of its location near the proposed Davis Refinery, not far from Theodore Roosevelt National Park. A natural gas processing plant is also in the same area. Residents questioned the impact on the park's air quality from ...

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  10. Highway expansion in western North Dakota gets mixed reviewsRead the original story

    Thursday May 31 | Washington Times

    The Bismarck Tribune reports the state Transportation Department is holding public hearings this week on the plan to expand the highway from two to four lanes between Watford City and Interstate 94. Some people say the expansion is needed to improve safety, but others are worried about how it would impact Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Officials say it's still not known how the estimated $479 million project would be paid for or when construction would start.

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  11. NDDOT Proposes Removal of N.D. Historic BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... ised concerns about impacts to the 7-mi. stretch through the Badlands and the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

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  12. Walk with us, Ryan Zinke, and see the folly in what you've doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Get away from those sticky oilmen who can hear a dollar bill fall on the rimrock - men who would watch the world burn to increase their profits. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, left, speaks at Peaceful Valley Ranch in Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 while touring the area with park superintendent Wendy Ross, center, and North Dakota governor Doug Burgum, right.

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  13. Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the BadlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... Duluth's Ken Gilbertson and I have come upon the bulls during a week of backpacking in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park Badlands. We've been hiking all day in a cold, slanting rain. Our boots are caked with a sludge of bentonite clay. The bison ...

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  14. Zinke heckled as he pitches government, industry cooperation Thursday, May 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    ... Club rallied outside the conference, imploring Zinke to oppose an oil refinery planned near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota. Zinke says he's gathering facts about the project.

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  15. Interior secretary calls for rebuilding national parks that have fallen into disrepairRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | The Westerner

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reiterated his support for addressing a maintenance backlog at national parks during a visit Tuesday to the one named for a U.S. president known for championing conservation. Zinke toured the Peaceful Valley Ranch at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, a former dude ranch that is on the National Register of Historic Places but in disrepair and in the middle of a $4.3-million rehabilitation project.

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  16. Zinke heckled as he pitches government, industry cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Greenwich Citizen

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in the Bismarck Event Center in Bismarck, N.D. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in the Bismarck Event Center in Bismarck, N.D. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, left, speaks at Peaceful Valley Ranch in Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 while touring the area with park superintendent Wendy Ross, center, and North Dakota governor Doug Burgum, right. Peaceful Valley is near Medora and dates to 1885 and overlooks the Little Missouri River and Badlands of western North Dakota.

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  17. Zinke stresses need for projects catch-up at national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Greenwich Citizen

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, right, speaks with Theodore Roosevelt National Park Superintendent Wendy Ross during a visit to the park in western North Dakota on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Zinke reiterated his support for addressing a maintenance backlog at national parks during a visit to the one named for the U.S. president known for being a champion of conservation.

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  18. Group behind Theodore Roosevelt library scraps two site planRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Journal of Commerce

    The foundation working to build a Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in western North Dakota recently scrapped plans to split the planned complex into two parts, in two cities, angering a top state lawmaker. The non-profit foundation's board in March voted to build a museum at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and a library about a half hour's drive away in Dickinson, where a university project is digitizing tens of thousands of Roosevelt documents.

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  19. Visitors to national park, sites spent $45 millionRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | Washington Times

    The National Park Service says the visitors spent about $45 million in gateway communities while visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park and other national historic sites or trails.

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  20. Group behind Theodore Roosevelt library scraps 2-site plan Tuesday, May 15Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    The foundation working to build a Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in North Dakota has reversed an earlier decision to split the complex into two parts, in two cities, angering a top state lawmaker. The foundation's board in March voted to build a museum at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and a library in nearby Dickinson, where a university project is digitizing thousands of Roosevelt documents.

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