2 edition of Exxon Valdez oil spill found in the catalog.
Exxon Valdez oil spill
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation.
by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington
Written in English
|LC Classifications||KF27 .M434 1989b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 291 p. :|
|Number of Pages||291|
|LC Control Number||89602550|
In March , the Exxon Valdez spilled approximately 11 million gallons of oil when it ran aground in one of the largest oil spills in the history of the United States. This book details the timeline of the oil spill, examining reasons for the accident, the inefficient system that impeded cleanup efforts, and the effects of the extensive spill on the pristine environment of Prince William. An interesting book written less than a year after the grounding of the Exxon Valdez, “In the Wake of the Exxon Valdez” describes the clean-up attempts, along with the politics that surrounded it, at Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez catastrophe/5.
Mar 27, · Exxon Valdez oil spill – in pictures Read more Deteriorating conditions could also threaten the Valdez, still carrying more than a million barrels of . Dec 09, · In , a tanker ran aground off the coast of Alaska, causing one of the worst oil spills in United States history. Nearly 25 years later, the lessons of the Exxon Valdez continue to resonate.
On March 24, , the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million gallons of oil. Stan Jones, formerly with the [Anchorage Daily News], recounts the timeline of the spill. Check out our new videos, educational exhibits, posters and more! Short film “Listening to the Sound: The work of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council” (approx. 18 min); Presentation “30 years after the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Recovery Status and Current Restoration Efforts” (approx. 49 min).
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Jun 14, · The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (A True Book) Paperback – March 1, by Peter Benoit (Author)5/5(2). Jan 15, · “The Spill” centers around Joseph Hazelwood, Captain, who was drunk and who said, “You’re looking at it,” when originally asked about the problem.
The book is an exercise in withholding judgment against a father who unintentionally but perhaps very negligently let over 10 million gallons of oil spill into Prince William Sound/5(5).
Dec 28, · "A grave and intelligent account of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. John Keeble's astute observation, not just of the scene, but of its historical and moral surround, is far more than reportage. His rendering of an occurrence that was covered sensationally and incoherently by mass media is a great service; Exxon Valdez oil spill book decent, careful treatment of Captain Hazelwood's role in the spill is alone worth the book."Cited by: on the Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup, they will become an oil corporation’s Collateral Damaged.
“Silence in the Sound” combines unusual personal experiences with a wide gamut of emotions in an environment faced with demanding political and sexual situations, and exposure to toxic crude oil.
The book exposes the criminal actions by Exxon when they insisted that the crude oil was not toxic/5(4). After listening to an amazing podcast on the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster inI wanted to read a book with a little more information that I could share to students in our district/5.
On Mar. 24,the Exxon Valdez hit a reef near Valdez and spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound. Clean-up efforts ensued, but much wildlife was killed or endangered as a result of the environmental disaster.
Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. Exxon Valdez: How a Massive Oil Spill Triggered an Environmental Catastrophe (Captured Science History) Only 17 left in stock (more on the way). Only 4 left in stock (more on the way).
Oct 17, · Oil Spill Response Field Manual. The Valdez accident was one of the lowest points in ExxonMobil's long history. However, we took immediate responsibility for the spill and have spent over $ billion as a result of the accident, including compensatory payments, cleanup payments, settlements and fines.
Apr 26, · 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.
Joseph Jeffrey Hazelwood (born September 24, ) is an American sunshinesteaming.com was the captain of Exxon Valdez during its oil sunshinesteaming.com was accused of being intoxicated which contributed to the disaster, but was cleared of this charge at his trial after witnesses testified Born: Joseph Jeffrey Hazelwood, September 24.
Ott has written two books on the Exxon Valdez spill and its consequences, entitled Sound Truth and Corporate Myth$: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill published in and sunshinesteaming.com mater: University of Washington.
What Happens When an Oil Spill Occurs. ES The Exxon Valdez: On March 24,the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Approximately million gallons of crude oil were spilled. The oil affected about miles of shoreline.
U.S. Coast Guard. The Exxon Valdez. Jun 10, · Yet this book isn’t so much a story of Exxon Mobil’s influence over the American government. After the next Exxon Valdez spill, or the next Jacksonville spill (in which an Exxon.
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Fate and Effects in Alaskan Waters ASTM STP Issue of ASTM special technical publication, American Society for Testing and Materials, ISSN Volume of ASTM, STP Volume of American Society for Testing and Materials: ASTM special technical publication Volume of STP / ASTM.
Mar 01, · How Much oil did the Exxon Valdez spill into Prince William Sound. Nearly 11 million gallons ( million liters) leaked from the ship into the waters.
Inside, You'll Find: The spill's impact on wildlife; Maps, a timeline, photos-and the challenges of oil Pages: From a children's book about a young girl rescuing an oiled baby seal to a novel written by the tugboat captain who towed the Exxon Valdez out of Prince William Sound, there exists a bounty of literature exploring the many human and environmental themes of this oil spill.
The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, March 24,when Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Company, bound for Long Beach, California, struck Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef, mi west of Tatitlek, Alaska, at a.m.
local time and spilled million US gallons of crude oil over the next few days. It is considered to be one of the worst Cause: Grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker.
Read this book on Questia the full-text online edition of The Economics of a Disaster: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Economics of a Disaster: The Exxon Valdez Oil The Economics of a Disaster: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. By Bruce M. Owen, David A.
Argue, Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth, Gloria. Never a pleasant memory for our community, but 30 years have passed and reflecting on the changes and progress since the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill might be a healing read. Here are some books on the shelves in your library that might intrigue you.
Not One Drop: Betrayal and courage in the wake of the [ ]Author: Cathy Sherman. The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (Book): Benoit, Peter: Describes the oil spill caused by damage to the Exxon Valdez ship off the coast of Alaska, detailing the events leading up to the spill, how it affected the wildlife and environment of Alaska, and the spill's longterm effect.
Get this from a library! The Exxon Valdez oil spill. [Phillip Margulies] -- Discusses the factors and events that led to the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska, the cleanup effort afterwards, and the longterm consequences of the disaster.Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Overview In March ofthe Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska.
An eighteen foot wide hole was ripped into the hull, and million gallons of crude oil spilled into the ocean.Exxon Valdez Oil Spill FAQs, Links, and Unique Resources at ARLIS Updated March 22, Compiled by Carrie Holba Updated by Helen Woods EVOS Trustee Council Librarian ARLIS Reference Services Coordinator ARLIS’s Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Collection is the most comprehensive of its kind.