Secretary Morton's Mistake: Which Pipeline?

Hobbie, Barbara; Mancke, Richard B.
June 1972
New Republic;6/24/72, Vol. 166 Issue 26, p16
Focuses on problems related to the approval of the construction of a trans-Alaskan oil pipeline by U.S. Interior Secretary Rogers B. Morton. Reasons for the delay in the construction of the pipeline; Objections of environmentalists to the construction of the pipeline; Sources that are capable to supply crude oil to the U.S.; Significance of the Alaskan oil for the U.S.; Views that the environmentalists' objections to the Alaskan pipeline arise from fears that wildlife life-cycle and migration patterns will be disrupted; Opinion that this project has been planned in order to satisfy petroleum thirst of the U.S.


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