State, feds investigate rupture of gas line
Cause of Sept. 29 injection line break at Prudhoe undisclosed; help from Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Anchorage Daily News
The state has asked federal regulators to help investigate the rupture of a natural gas pipeline in late September in the Prudhoe Bay oil field.
The rupture was violent, causing the steel pipe to break apart and sending a piece flying across the tundra. No one was hurt in the Sept. 29 incident.
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Federal work ramped up
Preliminary report to state
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