Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Reform Act of 1989
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Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Reform Act of 1989 hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on H.R. 3277 ... September 26, 1989. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trans Alaska Pipeline System.,
  • Petroleum pipelines -- Law and legislation -- Alaska.,
  • Liability for oil pollution damages -- Alaska.

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Other titlesTrans Alaska Pipeline System Reform Act of 1989.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15270555M

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Nov 16,  · Trans-Alaska Pipeline, pipeline that connects the oil fields of Prudhoe Bay in northern Alaska, U.S., with the harbour at Valdez, miles (1, km) to the south. The discovery of oil on Alaska’s North Slope in spurred the creation of a safe and efficient way to bring those reserves to. AN ACT To amend section 28 of the Mineral Leasing Act of , and to authorize a trans-Alaska oil pipeline, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I øSection amended section 28 of the Mineral Leasing Act of ¿ TITLE II SHORT TITLE. Facts about the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. The pipeline carries an average of million barrels of oil a day. It was built by the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company; a group made up of seven oil companies; The pipeline in buried in some areas except where there is permafrost, then the pipeline is above ground. Trans-Alaska Pipeline The mile-long Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) is one of the largest pipeline systems in the world. It stretches from Prudhoe Bay on Alaska’s North Slope, through rugged and beautiful terrain, to Valdez, the northernmost ice-free port in North America.

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) was the world’s largest privately funded construction project when it was built, at a cost of $8 billion. The system includes the mile-long pipeline, which runs from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez, and the Valdez Marine Terminal, where oil is . Oil and Wilderness in Alaska: Natural Resources, Environmental Protection, and National Policy Dynamics. concerning the safety of the oil tanker fleet to be used in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System. Despite these assurances, oil tankers in Alaska operated with Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act, the Deepwater Port Act, and Cited by: 2. Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Reform Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on H.R. September 26, (Washington: U.S. G.P.O. 43 U.S. Code § Congressional findings and declaration. U.S. Code ; may be cited as the ‘Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Reform Act of ’. Stat. , established a Presidential Task Force on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, to conduct an audit of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System and make recommendations to the President.