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The costliest privately funded construction effort in history, it promises huge rewards for its backers and a long step toward solution of the nation's energy problems. Conservatively estimated, there are over 10 billion barrels of crude oil under the Casual Hook Ups Aurora SouthDakota 57002 around Prudhoe Bay, at the northern end of the pipeline. That's more oil than is contained in Kansas, Louisiana and half of Texas combined.
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And inside, most of the rooms are tiny and tediously lined with aluminum sheets painted to simulate wood. It looks like the prairie of another planet. The detailed maps indicate ocean, lakes and rivers around Prudhoe Bay, where more than 2, men and a few women work. In Fairbanks, truck traffic snarls the narrow streets.
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The executives of the oil and construction companies also make valiant attempts to convince themselves and outsiders that the harmful impact will be negligible.
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She recites an example that, although it has become frequent, still shocks her and brings tears to her eyes. Please don't get mad at. They's making good money, and I'm sure they're trying to get home. My baby brother is real sick, and my little sister is coughing a lot.
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That old man took me in. He fed me and let me get warm; then he even drove me way out to the cabin.