Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

The North Face rejects order from oil company: The brand has refused to fill a large jacket order from a Texas oil and gas company, citing environmental principles. [19 News]

Recall alert: Burley has recalled about 780 defective child bike seats that pose an injury risk.

Transitioning out of the Trump era: Biden will almost certainly try to rollback most of Trump’s anti-environmental policies as soon as he takes office. But there’s more he should do than just righting the ship. [Adventure Journal]

Tecnica Group expands leadership team: Rob Phillips has been hired as North American business unit director for Tecnica Footwear.

Outdoor access for vets: A new bill to help veterans access the outdoors has been signed into law. [Montana Standard]

Noise pollution in national park: Olympic National Park in Washington is frequently affected by noise from fighter jets on training flights from a nearby Navy air base. It's time to address the problem, says one conservationist.

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REI ups the ante for vendors: The retailer has updated its Product Impact Standards, setting new sustainability and DEI requirements for vendor companies.

Eddie Bauer expands One Outside program: The brand has added four new community leaders to its group of DEI-focused activist-consultants.  

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