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by Sandra Markle

  • Author: Sandra Markle
  • ISBN: 0802786103
  • ISBN13: 978-0802786104
  • ePub: 1950 kb | FB2: 1501 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Growing Up & Facts of Life
  • Publisher: Walker & Co; First Edition edition (May 1, 1999)
  • Pages: 32
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After the Spill: The Exxon Valdez Disaster, Then and Now ePub download

After the Spill book. On March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef, spilling more than eleven million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound.

After the Spill book. The result was one of the worst spills in history - an environmental disaster that cost several billion dollars, and took years to clean up. Today, ten years alter the spill, this area continues to display the effects of this event - bot On March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef, spilling more than eleven million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound.

The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, March 24, 1989, when Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Company, bound for Long Beach, California.

The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, March 24, 1989, when Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Company, bound for Long Beach, California, struck Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef, . mi (. km) west of Tatitlek, Alaska, at 12:04 . local time and spilled 1. million US gallons (260,000 bbl) (or 37,000 metric tonnes) of crude oil over the next few days. It is considered to be one of the worst human-caused environmental disasters

Exxon Valdez oil spill workers and maxi-barge hose beach after Corexit test on Quayle beach, Smith lsland in Prince . Valdez-based seafood processors picket Exxon's headquarters protesting a shortage of work due to the Exxon Valdez oil spill on 24 July 1989.

Exxon Valdez oil spill workers and maxi-barge hose beach after Corexit test on Quayle beach, Smith lsland in Prince William Sound, Alaska, US, on 7 August 1989. Photograph: Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (Arlis). Yet more than memories remain. During the Exxon Valdez incident, villages dependent on fishing were financially ruined. A similar event farther north, impacting the health and abundance of marine mammal populations, could be even more devastating.

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After the clean-up, Tom served as a representative to the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council as a board member (from 1993-1995 and then from 1998-2004) and as a charter member to the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Committee (from 1991 to 2002). In 1996, Tom sued the State of Alaska over the inadequacies of the 1995 Contingency Plan. Tom is now retired from fishing, currently living in Bellingham, WA. Interview date: April 28, 2007 Interviewer: Sharon Bushell

The Exxon Valdez oil spill was a manmade disaster that occurred when Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker owned by the . In the months after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Exxon employees, federal responders and more than 11,000 Alaska residents worked to clean up the oil spill.

The Exxon Valdez oil spill was a manmade disaster that occurred when Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker owned by the Exxon Shipping Company, spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound on March 24, 1989. It was the worst oil spill in . history until the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

As oil disasters go, the 1989 Exxon Valdez grounding and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout were about . Then again, the next disaster may be completely different, just as the Deepwater Horizon disaster was from the Exxon Valdez

As oil disasters go, the 1989 Exxon Valdez grounding and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout were about as different as two spills could be. One wasn’t even technically a spill. When the Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, it uncorked a gusher, a mile down at the seabed. Then again, the next disaster may be completely different, just as the Deepwater Horizon disaster was from the Exxon Valdez. This week’s Retro Report is the 23rd in a documentary series. The video project was started with a grant from Christopher Buck.

A Warning for Future Generations: Twenty years after the Exxon Valdez ran . The Spill is an excellent read. It commemortes the twentieth anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. It commemortes the twentieth anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound. It is a collection of personal interviews that reflect the long-term ecological and economic impact to Alaska and its citizens.

Examines the impact of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill on the environment and people of Prince William Sound and describes the steps taken to minimize the damage and prevent a recurrence
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