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Trans Alaska Pipeline

Have We Learned This Little From Deepwater Horizon?

Carl Pope | Posted 04.24.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Ultra-deep water? It's going to be where the money goes, because oil majors can't find anyplace else to invest their obscene profits from explorations of two decades ago.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill a Cautionary Tale for Arctic Ocean Drilling

Richard Steiner | Posted 05.24.2012 | Green
Richard Steiner

The Exxon Valdez disaster remains a tragic lesson in what can be lost with a few bad policy decisions and a few broken promises. The spill became an enduring symbol of recklessness, hubris, arrogance, complacency and outright dishonesty.

Is Obama Dismantling the Trans-Alaska Pipeline? | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green

Needless to say, President Obama does not have the power -- neither legally nor politically -- to dismantle much at all these days, to say nothing of an 800-mile tube of steel running through some of Alaska's most inhospitable lands.

BP Has a Long History of Problems at Alaska's Prudhoe Bay | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

On Tuesday, it was announced that BP would pay $25 million and spend another $60 million implementing a state-of-the-art monitoring system to guard ag...

Alaska Oil Pipeline To Shut Down Again

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Operators of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline say they're planning to shut down the pipeline again Friday night to install a 15...

Alaska Oil Pipeline Restarted After Leak

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Oil resumed flowing through the trans-Alaska pipeline Wednesday, but at only two-thirds the rate before a 3 1/2-day shutdown...

Alaska Oil Spill: Trans-Alaska Pipeline Shuts Down 800 Mile Area In North Slope

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Up to several thousand barrels of crude oil from the trans-Alaska pipeline spilled Tuesday into a massive tank and overflow...