A Boom With No Boundaries

Andrew Satter, Jessica Goad | 2013 | 5 min.

2014 Official Selection

The Bakken oil boom in North Dakota has brought much-needed jobs and economic development to the region. But the fast pace of the drilling has caused many problems, including industrial-scale impacts on Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the land surrounding it. “A Boom With No Boundaries” explores how one of America’s 59 national parks is being threatened by the pollution, traffic, and noise associated with oil and gas drilling.

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