Along the Little Missouri River in N.D. Badlands, Park Is Surrounded

The Bakken oil boom has transformed rural western North Dakota. Flares light the night sky, huge trucks clog the roads and dust filters over farms and fields.

Development pressure from the oil and gas industry has been felt by Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

Inside Energy

Development pressure from the oil and gas industry has been felt by Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is smack in the middle of it all. So far, park employees have been able to keep the oil development from impacting the visitor experience, but it’s an on-going challenge.

Our Inside Energy team’s story on the park was featured recently on PBS NewsHour. You can watch it here.

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