Nightly News   |  January 14, 2012

Fuel for Nome: Tanker set to pump

A Russian tanker sitting about a mile off Nome, Alaska, prepares to pump a million gallons of gas to the fuel-starved city. Lester Holt reports.

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>>> up in remote nome, alaska, where they're ice in and waiting a fuel delivery. much of the ice has been cut through and preparing to pump more than 1 million gallons of gas through a pipeline. without that delivery, nome would have run out of fuel soon.