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The Exxon Valdez Disaster

J. Steven Picou

The Exxon Valdez Disaster

Readings on a Modern Social Problem

by J. Steven Picou

  • 144 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental Science,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • EXXON VALDEZ (SHIP),
  • OIL SPILLS,
  • Transportation / Ships & Shipbuilding / History,
  • Sociology,
  • Environmental Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8145088M
    ISBN 100787230367
    ISBN 109780787230364

    When the Exxon Valdez runs aground in and dumps oil along the Alaskan coast, the damage done is brutal, extensive, and long-lasting. With confidence in his young audience’s ability to grasp the seriousness of the spill and its environmental repercussions, Jonah Winter begins with an explanation of how oil is extracted from the earth and carried by pipelines through a tundra that Native Released on: Ma   Her book, Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster, will be published by Washington State University Press this spring. Republish Like Tweet Email Print Climate Change.

      One book I found very helpful in preparing for this week’s show is a called, “The Spill, Personal Stories from the Exxon Valdez Disaster,” compiled by Sharon Bushell and Stan Jones. Get this from a library! The Exxon Valdez oil spill. [Phillip Margulies] -- Discusses the factors and events that led to the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska, the cleanup effort afterwards, and the longterm consequences of the disaster.

    The book brings to life the personal and environmental consequences of this disaster, while tracing the regulatory and governance failures that gave rise to the spill. “Red light to starboard” was the final warning delivered by the lookout on the Exxon Valdez on that fateful night. This book relates the disaster of the Exxon Valdez's oil spill and the legislative changes initiated to prevent future environmental disasters. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Oil spills -- Environmental aspects -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound Region -- Juvenile literature.


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The Exxon Valdez Disaster by J. Steven Picou Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (A True Book) Paperback – March 1, this True Book series investigates the events leading up to a disaster, explores the causes, and ponders how the events changed, or could alter, history.

Explore our editors' picks for the best kids' books of the month 5/5(2). Following up on the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska, this photo-essay begins by describing how it happened and the environmental disaster it caused.

After focusing briefly on the devastation to individual species of wildlife and efforts to help them recover, the book considers how the oil spill has affected communities in the area as well as the state of Prince William Price: $   Angela Day, once on the Snohomish County Planning Commission, is the author of “Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster,” published in by.

Six High-interest Books Sure to Intrigue Your Students Nothing captures the interest of readers like tales of heroism and tragedy. Featuring such disasters as the wreck of the now-famous fishing boat the Andrea Gail during the "perfect storm, " the nuclear meltdown at Three Mile Island, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill, this new Rosen Central series is perfect for use asAuthor: Phillip Margulies.

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 was killed or endangered as a result of the environmental disaster.

Exxon Valdez. Oil Spill Collection is the. most comprehensive of its kind. The. Exxon Valdez. Oil Spill Trustee Council (EVOSTC) is one of the eight Founding Partners of the Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (ARLIS) and has entrusted ARLIS with its extensive collection of materials on the.

Exxon Valdez. oil spill (EVOS).File Size: KB. The damaged oil tanker Exxon Valdez, towed out of Alaska's Prince William Sound by a tugboat and a U.S.

Coast Guard Cutter, on J On. After the Spill is an informational book about the Exxon Valdez ship that hit the Bligh Reef in Alaska, spilling around 11 million gallons of oil in to the water.

The book goes through and talks about how the animals and land were affected by the oil spill/5. Exxon Valdez oil spill, massive oil spill that occurred on Main Prince William Sound, an inlet in the Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, incident happened after an Exxon Corporation tanker, the Exxon Valdez, ran aground on Bligh Reef during a voyage from Valdez, Alaska, to d efforts to contain the spill and naturally strong winds and waves dispersed nearly.

Dead Ahead: the Exxon Valdez Disaster was the made-for-TV movie that dramatized the events of the oil spill and ensuing cleanup. This film even featured some well-known actors, including John Heard as Alaska inspector Dan Lawn and Christopher Lloyd as Exxon Shipping Company President Frank Iarossi.

A cookbook. Joseph Jeffrey Hazelwood (born Septem ) is an American was the captain of Exxon Valdez during its oil was accused of being intoxicated which contributed to the disaster, but was cleared of this charge at his trial after witnesses testified that he Born: Joseph Jeffrey Hazelwood, Septem.

Exxon was widely criticized for its slow response to cleaning up the disaster and John Devens, the mayor of Valdez, has said his community felt betrayed by Exxon's inadequate response to the crisis. More t Alaska residents, along with some Exxon employees, worked throughout the region to try to restore the : Grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Joe Hazelwood, captain of the doomed oil tanker Exxon Valdez, is offering "a very heartfelt apology" to Alaskans for the disastrous oil spill in Prince William Sound.

These stories, plus many more, appear in the book: The Spill: Personal Stories from the Exxon Valdez Disaster, by Stan Jones and Sharon Bushell. (Kenmore, WA: Epicenter Press, ). PWSRCAC created this project to preserve a record of the Exxon Valdez disaster to. The oil spill disaster that occurred when the Exxon Valdez ran aground has become part of the iconography of ecological disaster.

This book synthesizes previously confidential data only recently released by the U.S. government. PULLMAN, Wash. - As Americans seek to balance increasing energy demands and environmental preservation, the Exxon Valdez oil spill of 25 years ago is examined in the newest release from Washington State University Press, “Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster.”.

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council (EVOSTC) is one of ARLIS’s eight Founding Partners and has entrusted ARLIS with its extensive collection of materials on the Exxon Valdez oil spill (EVOS). 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. Inthe council produced a comprehensive oral history of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, published on Ma the 20th anniversary of the spill.

The title is “The Spill: Personal Stories from the Exxon Valdez Disaster.” This book, pages in length, features interviews with.

Exxon, now Exxon Mobil Corp., declined to comment on how it approached the Valdez incident. BP's oil disaster is in many ways dramatically different from what Exxon encountered with Valdez.

That spill happened in a remote area of Alaska, while the BP spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico near the populated Louisiana coast. In Septemberbefore the Exxon Valdez disaster, BP’s shipping broker, Charles Hamel, was so concerned at what he saw as an immediate danger in Alaska that he flew by Concorde to London to.The Economics of a Disaster represents a major contribution to the understanding of the economics of liability and damages.

It is based on the assumption that if people know they can be held responsible for some or all of the costs or damages sustained in an environmental accident, they will change their behavior to make the accident less likely to occur or to reduce the damages should it occur.At am on Ma the oil tanker Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef off Prince William Sound, Alaska resulting in one of the largest oil spills in United States history.

Approximately 11 million gallons of crude oil were spilled covering an area of miles from Bligh Reef to the village of Chignik, impacting 1, miles of Alaskan coastline and killing countless animals (with.