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Group Thinks NPS Uniforms, Vehicles, Play A Role In Lack Of Diversity In National Parks

A group seeking to increase diversity of visitors in national parks is suggesting, among other things, that the National Park Service change the look of its uniforms and vehicles because they project a law enforcement image, "which presents a significant impediment to engaging all Americans."

Oil Refinery CEO: Once Opponents Learn More, They'll Be "A Little Bit More Relaxed"

Meridian Energy Group, Inc., hopes to take a step closer Tuesday to building an oil refinery just three miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota when Billings County officials consider the company's application to build on land currently zoned for agriculture, not industry.

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