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Monday, November 16, 2009

President Nixon signs Trans-Alaska Pipeline Act
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On November 16, 1973, President Richard Nixon signed the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Act into law. In addition to creating an oil pipeline across the state, the Act also quashed all environmental-legal challenges in regard to its construction.


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 25th Amendment to the US Constitution took effect
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