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The Trans Alaskan Pipeline (TAPS)

What is TAPS ­ An 800 mile oil pipe spanning Alaska

Why is TAPS needed ­ The main oil extraction site in Alaska is Prudhoe
Bay on the North coast which is surrounded by the Beaufort Sea, which is frozen for most of…

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thick concrete to stop the heat being conducted into the ground. 6.5km of the underground
section of the pipe have refrigeration units to ensure the ground remains frozen.

Alaskan National Wildlife Reserve (ANWR)

Arctic Power want to drill for oil in ANWR, many people agree with this however…


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