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Oil Spill Lessons: Audio interview

Originally published on AlaskaPublic.org In the 23 years since the tanker Exxon Valdez hit the reef, oil spill prevention has improved greatly in Alaska. Nobody wants another spill.  But if it happens will we be ready to respond?  Two years ago, a spill in the Gulf of Mexico showed there is still room for improvement. Listen to the audio […]

Exxon Valdez sets course for scrap yard

Originally published on The National. The Exxon Valdez, perhaps the most infamous oil tanker of all time for its involvement in the spilling of crude oil all over Alaska’s pristine Prince William Sound in the late 1980s, has been sold for scrap. In the spring of 1989, televisions around the world showed endless footage of sea […]