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Students get rare glimpse of ANWR on field trip

...students and 20 adults who attended the excursion set up camp at Galbraith Lake, near an old trans-Alaska oil pipeline construction airstrip sandwiched between ANWR and the Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve in the Brooks Range...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070803/sta_anwrtrip.shtml
News
We must create sustainable fisheries

...This goes back to the fur trade, gold rush, World War II, the Distant Early Warning Line, pulp mills and oil pipeline construction. The one thing that has been consistent is Alaska's fishing culture. Alaska's 33,000 miles of shoreline...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090106/let_20060901027.shtml
Opinion
Pipeline not elixir for state treasury

...Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage. But, he said, it would be nothing like the gold rush of oil pipeline construction. While the gas reserves are huge, gas is about five times more expensive to move than oil per unit of energy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112100/Biz_Pipeline.html
Business
Alaska's per-capita income drops to national average

...feeling the economic impact of pulp mill closures in recent years. During the height of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline construction in the mid-1970s, Alaska income soared to 78 percent above the national average, according to the Commerce...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071000/Loc_income.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...feeling the economic impact of pulp mill closures in recent years. During the height of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline construction in the mid-1970s, Alaska income soared to 78 percent above the national average, according to the Commerce...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071000/Loc_income.shtml
Line would stir economy, but not like oil pipeline

...oil pipeline was built in the 1970s, a state economist said. But the impact would not be as dramatic as the oil pipeline construction. "It's a whole different ballgame," said Neal Fried of the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012504/sta_economy.shtml
News
Native leaders look back on statehood

...the coast of Vietnam. There weren't many jobs available when he returned home, until the trans-Alaska oil pipeline construction project began in 1975. "That was a godsend to me," Jackson said. ANCSA and the Native corporations it created...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013009/sta_383099299.shtml
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