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In the wake of the Exxon Valdez

the devastating impact of the Alaska oil spill

by Art Davidson

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Published by Sierra Club Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Prince William Sound Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Exxon Valdez (Ship),
    • Oil spills -- Environmental aspects -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound Region,
    • Tankers -- Accidents -- Environmental aspects -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound Region,
    • Wildlife rescue -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound Region

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-322) and index.

      StatementArt Davidson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD427.P4 D39 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 333 p. :
      Number of Pages333
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2207100M
      ISBN 100871566141
      LC Control Number89029294

      Workers don hardhats and wield firehoses as part of the massive cleanup that followed in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Ma , is a 25th anniversary that is anything but silver. It’s an oily black remembrance of destruction and despair.   The book centers on his story and gives voice to fishermen who struggled to hold Exxon accountable in the wake of the spill. The book brings to life the personal and environmental consequences of this disaster, while tracing the regulatory and .

      Get this from a library! Not one drop: betrayal and courage in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. [Riki Ott] -- "Shocking, factual, and inspiring, Not One Drop traces the twenty-year trail of Cordova, Alaska, residents as they cope with the largest oil spill and one of the longest-running court cases in . Valdez is the southern terminus of the trans-Alaskan oil pipeline, built in the s, that originates in Prudhoe Bay. Its port facilities were greatly enlarged in the mids. On Mar. 24, , the Exxon Valdez hit a reef near Valdez and spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound. Clean-up efforts ensued, but much wildlife.

      Motivated by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, environmentalists formed the CERES group which created a set of ten environmental standards by which business practices could be measured. true What is the name of the theory which suggests that the environment has direct rights and qualifies for moral personhood? the Wake of the Exxon Valdez (Sierra Club Books ); and Jonathan Jones, Christopher Jones, & Fred Phillips-Patrick, Estimating the Costs of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, 16 Res. L. & Econ. - (). Oil spills are a reasonably common occurrence, although the magnitude of the Valdez spill and the physical damage that it caused distinguishes it from.


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