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Mount Redoubt erupts again, postponing plan for oil transfer

...Peninsula received a light dusting, according to the National Weather Service. The explosion caused a mud flow in the Drift River Valley. The slurry of meltwater, hot rocks, volcanic ash and other debris reached the area of the Chevron-operated...
Scientists lower Redoubt threat level

...unstable and could fail with little or no warning, leading to significant ash production and possible mud flows in the Drift River Valley, where an oil terminal was threatened in April.
Alaska Editorial: Safe operation in Cook Inlet the goal for oil and gas industry

...production from the inlet.The facility's primary defense against volcanic mudflows and flooding coming down the Drift River Valley is a 20-foot protective dike surrounding the tank farm. Because of sediment built up from the 2009 mudflows...
Mount Redoubt quiets down after making ashy mess

...ultimately restarted the engines and landed safely. The latest activity has caused flooding and mud flows into the Drift River valley, where the Chevron-operated Drift River Terminal is located. The terminal has 6.2 million gallons of oil stored...
Legislators push to get oil flowing

...working until we get (production) back up," Olson said. The volcano's eruption and ensuing flooding in the Drift River Valley has resulted in a production shutdown on the west side of the inlet. Cook Inlet Pipe Line Co., which operates...
Alaska editorial: State agencies doing well to prevent Drift River disaster

...been a focus of concern since Mount Redoubt began erupting last month. The facility is located at the mouth of the Drift River Valley, and is in the path of flooding caused by lahars. We found the Unified Command's presentation to be both informative...
Lava dome grows in Mount Redoubt crater

...degrees Fahrenheit. The mudflow that ensued after the April 4 explosion was large enough to extend across the entire Drift River Valley. It toppled trees and left high-water marks more than 30 feet above the river channel, according to observatory...


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