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MEDWAY, Maine — Several town officials have formed a committee that will work in tandem with environmentalist and entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby to push Congress to authorize a feasibility study of her plan to turn 70,000 acres adjoining Baxter State Park into a national park, they said Wednesday.

The [National Park Regional Citizen Evaluation Committee], co-chairman Bruce Cox said, will look to get all Maine residents behind the effort, not just those from the Katahdin region, but it will concentrate its efforts in northern Maine.

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