NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 04, 1971
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(Studio) Interior Secretary, Rogers C.B. Morton says trans-AK oil pipeline won't be built across Canada; says building won't begin until 1972.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Prudhoe Bay, AK) Pipeline to begin here. Construction equipment idle. Some wells being drilled. Conservationists fear damage pipeline could cause. Studies made. 85% Alaska want pipeline. [AK Speaker House Eugene GUESS - talks of pipeline; feels it can be built safely.] Delay insures building of safeguards.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
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