ExxonMobil in Alaska: Exxon Valdez: The aftermath Spill legacy includes new safeguards and enhanced response capabilities
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On March 24, 1989, the tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound in Alaska. Loaded for a five-day run to Long Beach, Calif., the 987-foot ship held 1,264,164 barrels of North Slope crude. The ship’s hull was ruptured, spilling 257,000 barrels of its cargo onto the sea.
The Valdez, in....
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