trans-Alaska pipeline

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an oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez

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Not surprisingly, the longer, more developed ones, on topics such as the aluminum can and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, make for the most compelling reading.
Just in case anyone is worried about the beneficial effects on human beings, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline has transported an estimated 17 billion barrels of oil worth (at today's prices) about $1.
Having collaborated in the preparation of the draft environmental impact statement for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, I've watch with bemused fascination the media presentation of the soap opera called Keystone XL Pipeline.
Attendees will also learn about Alaska Native Corporations, created to settle long-standing land claims by Alaska natives and smooth the path for a trans-Alaska pipeline, and the many legal and societal issues that have resulted.
A FORMER Wales rugby player who led the construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline has died.
Kerttula said the state has been at a disadvantage in dealings on the trans-Alaska pipeline.
Chapters focus on the origins of the Trans-Alaska pipeline, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, the Exxon Valdez spill, and the continuing tensions between conservation and resource extraction, including frequent debate over drilling on the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
Crude oil carried through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System or produced overseas and stored in the U.
Yet should it ever see the light of day, Keystone XL now on track to match or surpass the Trans-Alaska pipeline, a far more challenging project both in terms of environmental risk as well as engineering, for the slowest pace in pipeline construction.
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System currently carries oil from the North Slope to the Valdez marine super tanker terminal.
What you probably have not heard about is the determined environmental campaign, abetted by the Obama administration, to shut down the 38-year-old Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
The government and private industry got together and by 1977 built The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS), which includes an 800-mile pipeline, 11 pump stations, hundreds of miles of feeder pipelines, and a terminal.
Lisa Murkowski has asked the operator of the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline system to conduct a safety review of the line, saying it's critical the public have the highest level of confidence in its maintenance following a power outage in May.
The refinery, one of four in Alaska, draws North Slope crude oil from the nearby Trans-Alaska Pipeline to make a range of products including aviation fuel, marine diesel, home heating oil, and turbine fuel.
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