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Trans-Canada Natural Gas Pipeline #495663

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 08, 1977
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(Studio) United States President and Canadian Prime Min. agree on building of natural gas pipeline from Alaska through Canada to lower 48 states.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(No location given) Natural gas is burnt off or pumped back underground at oil fields at Prudhoe Bay, AK, at present. Details of plan for pipeline to Fairbanks and then along Alcan Highway to lower 48 states, noted. Line would go through Yukon territory, but many people there don't want it, especially Indians. Opponents point to caribou herds and damage it might do them and to still-evident effects of gold rush in area. [MAN - says pipeline workers will leave after work done and social and environmental problems will be left to area residents.] [WOMAN - says land is their string to hold on to and asks that government leave it to them.]
REPORTER: Rick Davis

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Davis, Rick
Duration:
00:01:50

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