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Aggie Creek Fire grows, Alyeska takes pipeline precautions

...be as close as a half-mile to the pipeline and about 30 miles northwest of...is buried at many places along the pipeline and is coated with fire-resistant...being held along five miles of the pipeline's west side using hand-drip...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-12/aggie-creek-fire-grows-alyeska-takes-pi
State
Pipeline inspected by WALL-E look-alike

...series of "pigging" devices that have evolved since the pipeline's early days. The original pig was a large projectile...other forces to inspect the pipe and provided updates on the pipeline's condition from the inside.The latest iteration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-07/pipeline-inspected-wall-e-look-alike
State
Alaska pipeline inspected by tiny WALL-E look-alike

...series of "pigging" devices that have evolved since the pipeline's early days. The original pig was a large projectile...other forces to inspect the pipe and provided updates on the pipeline's condition from the inside.The latest iteration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-06/alaska-pipeline-inspected-tiny-wall-e-l
State
Confidential UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitments

...oxide that is the end product had been made. But a U.S. official told the AP the rest of the enriched uranium in the pipeline has been transformed into another form of the oxide that would be even more difficult to reconvert into enriched uranium...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/confidential-un-report-positive-iran-
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Feds propose more safety valves for gas lines

...ensure they are replaced with safer lines that can be shut off more easily, said Carl Weimer, executive director of the Pipeline Safety Trust, a safety advocacy group.But Weimer said the proposal "won't do much good for existing lines that...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-09/feds-propose-more-safety-valves-gas-l
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My Turn: The Shell Game

...it indirectly increases state revenue because higher volume in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) lowers the pipeline's per-barrel tariff, resulting in higher royalties and production tax payments from oil on state land. Moreover...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-09/my-turn-shell-game
Opinion
Senators quiz chiefs, criticize IS fight

...the hearing, Carter agreed that 60 was not a significant number but said there were 7,000 prospective recruits in the pipeline. The U.S. goal is to train and equip 5,400 rebels a year for three years.At the Pentagon on Monday, President...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-08/senators-quiz-chiefs-criticize-fight
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Repair planned for small leak in trans-Alaska pipeline

...containment bucket that we have underneath."On May 29, the company initially reported that 10 gallons had leaked from the pipeline near the dormant Pump Station 10, but Egan said the leak is now dripping less than a teaspoon a day.Since opening...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/repair-planned-small-leak-trans-alaska-
State
Gov. Walker pitches TransCanada buyout

...contract with TransCanada that has the pipeline company owning and operating 25...for $108 million to compensate the pipeline company for its expenses to date...framework for the preliminary work on the pipeline and LNG plant. The state signed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/gov-walker-pitches-transcanada-buyout
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 1, 2015

...might not rise above $100 before 2030, and if that doesn't happen, production will continue to decline through the pipeline, which isn't designed to function at low levels.We're skeptical of Sieminski's ability to forecast oil prices...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-01/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion

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