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Alaska Pipeline Explosion / Flow Resumption #253079

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 11, 1977
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(Studio) Alaska pipeline officials say oil should be flowing again by end of week, after pumping station explosion on Friday Plans are to bypass station.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Pump Sta. 8, Alaska Pipeline) Report on cleanup efforts and investigation of explosion. Alyeska officials tell inspectors main line apparently not damaged. From sources' descriptions, artist Howard Brodie draws conception of events surrounding explosion. (Sketches shown.) Reporter describes events prior to explosion. During filming today, nature shows danger that can come without help of man-made or mechanical failure; small earthquake occurs, measured at less than 4 on Richter scale.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Mudd, Roger

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