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by Nichol Bryan

Exxon Valdez: Oil Spill (Environmental Disasters) epub ebook

Author: Nichol Bryan
Category: Growing Up & Facts of Life
Language: English
Publisher: World Almanac Education (August 1, 2003)
ISBN: 083685506X
ISBN13: 978-0836855067
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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

Describes the oil tanker Exxon Valdez, the events that led up to its disastrous oil spill in 1989, and the effects of the spill on the . Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

Describes the oil tanker Exxon Valdez, the events that led up to its disastrous oil spill in 1989, and the effects of the spill on the Alaskan environment. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Plan.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. Milwaukee, WI: World Almanac Library, 2004. Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Plan. Anchorage, AK 645 G S. Suite 401, Anchorage 99501-3451: The Council, 1994. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, 1994 Evaluation and summary by a variety of experts of the environmental damage caused by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, cleanup efforts, wildlife recovery, and continued social and economic impacts for the people who live in the Prince William Sound Area and whose livelihoods depend upon a clean ecosystem.

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council (EVOSTC) is one of ARLIS’s eight Founding . ARLIS also houses the Administrative Records for the 1994 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement.

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council (EVOSTC) is one of ARLIS’s eight Founding Partners and has entrusted ARLIS with its extensive collection of materials on the Exxon Valdez oil spill (EVOS). Contact ARLIS at references. org to request the PDF.

The Environmental Disasters series shows how accidents caused by humans impact society and the environment.

Modern technology has made our lives longer, easier and more enjoyable  . The Environmental Disasters series shows how accidents caused by humans impact society and the environment. The series explains the science and technology behind nuclear disasters, toxic spills, and runaway fires. It describes how these events affect humans and wildlife Modern technology has made our lives longer, easier and more enjoyable.

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. The Exxon Valdez oil slick covered 1,300 miles of coastline and killed hundreds of thousands of seabirds, otters, seals and whales. Nearly 30 years later, pockets of crude oil remain in some locations.

Keywords: Oil spill disasters; Exxon Valdez oil spill. EVOS); Lingering oil; Bioremediation; Alaska. 1. Oil spill disasters. Today almost beaches and coastlines are threatened by. human activities with intense coastal development. The word " oil ", as used in this article, implies a liquid that is substantially insoluble in water. Crude oil spills, as exemplified by the Exxon Valdez and Deepwater Horizon incidents (Aldous and Hetch 2010; Xia and Boufadel 2010; Atlas and Hazen 2011; DeLaune and Wright 2011), are clearly of major concern in terms of environmental impact.

48 pages : 27 cm. Describes the oil tanker Exxon Valdez, the events that led up to its disastrous oil spill in 1989, and the effects of the spill on the Alaskan environment. Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index. Day the water died - Power from the wilderness - Black waves of oil - Saving paradise - "Part of us is missing" - Time line - Glossary - More information, web sites - Index.

Describes the oil tanker Exxon Valdez, the events that led up to its disastrous oil spill in 1989, and the effects of the spill on the Alaskan environment.
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