ExxonMobil in Alaska: More than one culprit in 1989 oil spill
If DEC had heeded Exxon, harm to environment, wildlife would have been less
For Petroleum News
Exxon Corp. wanted to burn freshly spilled oil from the 1989 tanker spill in Prince William Sound, but a slow response by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation blew the opportunity to destroy a significant amount of the oil that killed thousands of birds and animals and oiled 1,300 mil....
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Coast Guard, NOAA: test burned 98% of the oil
Oil spread far and wide
Back to Day 1: chain-of-command issues
Plan called for burning
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