Exxon Valdez oil spill (Environmental Disasters (Milwaukee, Wis.).) by Nichol Bryan

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Published by World Almanac Library .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Prince William Sound Region,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Tankers,
  • Oil spills,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Accidents,
  • Alaska,
  • Environmental aspects

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8203442M
ISBN 100836855132
ISBN 109780836855135
OCLC/WorldCa52086520

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Long after the dead have been buried, and lives and property rebuilt, the social and cultural impact of disasters lingers. Examining immediate and long term responses to such disasters as the San Francisco earthquake, the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and the Challenger explosion, American Disasters explores what natural and man made catastrophes reveal about the societies in which they occur.

Shortly after midnight on Main a tragic accident deeply regretted by the company, the Exxon Valdez supertanker ran aground in Alaska’s Prince William Sound. Despite the efforts undertaken to stabilize the vessel and prevent further spillage of oil, more thanbarrels of oil were lost in just a short period of time.

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The Exxon Baton Rouge, smaller ship, attempts to off-load crude from the Exxon Valdez that ran aground in Prince William Sound, Valdez, Alaska, spilling overbarrels of crude oil, shown.

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