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The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

In March 1989, 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… (See Below for Full Description)
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In March 1989, 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 Sound, Alaska. Coverage includes long-term effects on both humans and wildlife in addition to a review of the reparations paid by the oil company and oil policy changes enacted by Congress after this disaster.

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ISBN-13 978-0-8160-5754-2
ISBN-10 816057540
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0224-5
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Environmental Disasters
Author Elspeth Leacock
Publication Date 4/1/2005
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications 30 black-and-white photographs. 1 map. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Chronology. Timeline. Sidebars.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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