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Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...the oil spill likely had a much bigger footprint than anyone realized."The 986-foot Exxon Valdez struck a charted Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m. March 24, 1989, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil. At the time, it was the largest spill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-08/scientists-link-oil-exposure-reduced-su
State
Co-founder of Alaska extreme ski race dies in ATV accident

...helped make the town famous for something other than what was then the world's worst oil spill when the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef in 1989, spilling 11 million gallons of crude."Every cover of every magazine had Valdez on it," Cummings said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-09/co-founder-alaska-extreme-ski-race-dies
State
Alaska Science Forum: Why we spilled crude just to watch it burn

...spill. I worked on the beaches of Prince William Sound as an "oil recovery technician" after the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef in 1989. There, we scrubbed rocks with diaper-like pads and blasted rocks with streams of cold water from hoses...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-16/alaska-science-forum-why-we-spilled-
Outdoors
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...citizen's council was created in the aftermath of the grounding of the Exxon Valdez, a 987-foot tanker that struck Bligh Reef on March 24, 1989. The Exxon Valdez spilled roughly 11 million gallons of crude oil. It was the nation's largest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-12/more-smaller-icebergs-could-show-alaska
State
Lawmakers, bill reflect on Valdez spill

...pivotal events in your life," she added. At 12:04 a.m. March 24, 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez struck the Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound carrying oil from the Trans-Alaska Pipeline terminal. The spill resulted in approximately...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-24/lawmakers-bill-reflect-valdez-spill
Local
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...largest spill in U.S. history.The Exxon Valdez, a 987-foot tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Co. Inc., struck Bligh Reef about 25 miles from Valdez, the northernmost ice-free port in the United States, spilling an estimated 270,000...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/grounded-tanker-spills-270000-barrels-o
State
Sea otters declared recovered from 1989 Exxon Valdez spill

...than 53 million gallons of Alaska North Slope crude oil, strayed from shipping lanes on March 24, 1989, and struck Bligh Reef. The damaged supertanker leaked 10.8 million gallons. Crude oil flowed southwest along nearshore waters all the way...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-02/sea-otters-declared-recovered-1989-exxo
State
Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...at the time the nation's largest oil spill.The 987-foot tanker, carrying 53 million gallons of crude, struck Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m. on March 24, 1989. Within hours, it unleashed an estimated 10.8 million gallons of thick, toxic...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/exxon-valdez-spill-effects-linger
State
Senate panel hears Exxon Valdez funding measure

...appropriate on this day, "to say there's still unfinished business yet to do."The 987-foot Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef near Valdez on March 24, 1989, spilling about 11 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound. Several lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-25/senate-panel-hears-exxon-valdez-funding
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Lack of sleep may explain some marine mishaps

...notorious captain's drinking, but rather to the sleep deprivation of the mate who was steering the ship when it hit Bligh Reef, which happened because he had made a course correction but had forgotten to turn off the autopilot after having had...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080204/opi_myturn.shtml
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