West to east crude oil transportation systems: findings based on the criteria required by Title V, Public Law 95-617

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Page 11 - December 1, 1978. (c) REPORT OF THE COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY. — Promptly after receiving an environmental impact statement referred to in subsection (b) for a crude oil transportation system, the Council on Environmental Quality shall submit to the President a report on the Council's opinion concerning such statement and concerning other matters related to the environmental impact of such system.
Page 91 - Act; (I) the effect of each such system on international relations, including the status and time schedule for any necessary Canadian approvals and plans; ( J) impact upon competition by each system ; (K) degree of safety and efficiency of design and operation of each system; (L) potential for interruption of deliveries of crude oil from the west coast under each such system ; (M) capacity and cost of expanding such system to transport additional volumes of crude oil in excess of initial system capacity...
Page 35 - ... for making a decision under this subsection shall include findings of — (A) environmental impacts of the proposed systems and the capability of such systems to minimize environmental risks resulting from transportation of crude oil; (B) the amount of crude oil available to northern tier States and inland States and the projected demand in those States under each of such systems; (C) transportation costs and delivered prices of crude oil by region under each of such systems; (D) construction...
Page 47 - ... such systems to minimize environmental risks resulting from transportation of crude oil; (B) the amount of crude oil available to northern tier States and inland States and the projected demand in those States under each of such systems; (C) transportation costs and delivered prices of crude oil by region under each of such systems; (D) construction schedules for each of such systems and possibilities for delay in such schedules; (E) feasibility of financing for each of such systems; (F) capital...
Page 2 - ... Juan de Fuca and inward coastal waters. As background to its response, the Department of State wishes to summarize the current status of environmental studies undertaken by the United States Government pursuant to Section 102 of the Environmental Policy Act of 1969 in relation to an application before the Department of the Interior for a permit to construct and operate a pipeline across Alaska for the transport of oil. This is the information mentioned by the Secretary of State of the United...
Page 87 - It guarantees throughput. It also provides for non-discriminatory treatment of transit pipelines with regard to taxes, tariffs, or other monetary charges. The jurisdiction of normal regulatory authorities is recognized, but the treaty also requires that all regulatory measures be just, reasonable and non-discriminatory. The 35-year-term treaty also provides equitable sharing of pipeline capacity in the event of emergencies.
Page 107 - Production from these regions has declined from a peak of about 10 million barrels per day in 1970 to 7.5 million barrels per day in 1978.

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