At Last, Fuel Delivery Reaches Iced-in Alaska Town

At Last, Fuel Delivery Reaches Iced-in Alaska Town

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Iced-in Nome Alaska tanker arrives-CoastGuardA Russian fuel tanker has finally reached Nome harbor after a Coast Guard icebreaker cleared a path for it through hundreds of miles of ice in a last-ditch effort to provide heating fuel and gasoline to the Alaska town.

A storm prevented Nome’s 3,500 residents from getting a fuel delivery by barge in November. Without the tanker delivery, supplies of diesel fuel, gasoline and home heating fuel were expected to run out in March…

(READ the story in MSNBC)

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