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I recently discovered that March 24th of this year was the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. If you are like me and this incident was a little bit before your time, here’s some background info. 696 more words

What do Indiana, North Dakota, Ohio, and Texas have in common?

Have you realized that in the last two weeks there have been four different oil spills throughout the US?
Ranging from 375 gallons to 150,000 gallons spilled.
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Latest Research Finds Serious Heart Troubles When Oil and Young Tuna Mix

In May of 2010, when the Deepwater Horizon rig was drilling for oil in the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, schools of tuna and other large fish would have been moving into the northern Gulf. 771 more words


Texas Oil Spill Wreaks Environmental Havoc

Saturday, March 22, 170,000 gallons of thick, tar-like oil was dumped into the Gulf of Mexico’s Galveston Bay. The Associated Press reports:

A barge carrying about 900,000 gallons of the heavy oil collided with a ship Saturday in the busy Houston Ship Channel, spilling as much as a fifth of its cargo into one of the world’s busiest waterways for moving petrochemicals, according to the Coast Guard.

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Native Alaskans Still Reeling 25 Years After Exxon-Valdez Oil Spill

Twenty-five years ago today, an Exxon tanker carrying 53 million gallons of oil through a channel in Alaska’s Prince William Sound struck a reef and spilled about 11 million gallons of crude oil into the environment. 148 more words


Remembering the Exxon Valdez: Collecting 25 Years of Memories and Memorabilia

On May 24, 1989, NOAA marine biologist Gary Shigenaka was on board the NOAA ship Fairweather in Prince William Sound, Alaska. It had been two months since the tanker… 915 more words


Exxon Valdez oil spill 25 years later; take note!

By Wendy Koch, USA Today, March 21st 2014
The 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill comes as some U.S. companies and other countries, notably Russia, push to drill offshore for oil in the Arctic. 723 more words