When many of us think of oil spills, we might think of an oil tanker running aground and spilling its contents into the ocean, as in the case of the… 667 more words
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Exxon Valdez oil spill fingered in decline of herring, salmon populations
FRISCO — Long-term research that followed up on the impacts of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill suggests that fish and other marine organisms may feel the effects of low levels of toxic crude oil for much longer than previously believed. 790 more words
If you, like many, believe oil shouldn’t just be spilled without consequence into the ocean, then you, like us, should be grateful for a very important U.S. 756 more words
The local newspaper in Valdez, Alaska, first reports on the Exxon Valdez’s grounding and oil spill on March 24, 1989. (NOAA)
In an ironic twist of fate, the Exxon Shipping Company’s safety calendar featured the tanker Exxon Valdez in March 1989, the same month the ship ran aground. 957 more words
This is part of the National Ocean Service’s efforts to celebrate our role in the surveys that inform our lives and protect our coasts.
In March of 1989, oil spill responders in Valdez, Alaska, had a problem. 976 more words
Like human-caused climate change and garbage in the ocean, oil spills seem to be another environmental plague of modern times. Or are they?
The human relationship with oil may be older than you think. 939 more words