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Alaska Pipeline

Oil is flowing again through the Trans-Alaska pipeline after engineers worked round the clock to make critical repairs following last weekend's earthquake. NPR's John Nielsen reports on the massive inspection and repair effort that showed the pipeline survived the shocks without major damage.

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John Nielsen
John Nielsen covers environmental issues for NPR. His reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning news magazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. He also prepares documentaries for the NPR/National Geographic Radio Expeditions series, which is heard regularly on Morning Edition. Nielsen also occasionally serves as the substitute host for several NPR News programs.