Borough mayor questions oil leak detection
Itta says clean-up effort first rate as crews pick up 60,000 gal. of an estimated 201,000 gal.; crews also working Kuparuk spill
Anchorage Daily News
The ongoing effort to clean up the North Slope’s largest oil spill ever is “first-rate,” but pipeline leak-detection equipment to prevent such spills is lacking, the region’s mayor said March 13.
A major pipeline carrying crude oil away from a processing plant known as Gathering Center 2 sprang a l....
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Mayor calls for better technology
Line remains shut down
Spill discovered March 2
Slope slowdown costs state $1M per day
Production down by 12 percent
Officials believe detection system working
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