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My turn: State should blow up Bligh Reef

...gusts and barometric pressure at the Bligh Reef Light in Prince William Sound. Maybe...when the tug, Pathfinder, grounded on Bligh Reef a week ago Wednesday. The Exxon Valdez...patrolling the Port of Valdez, ran aground on Bligh Reef again and ripped off the scabs from...
Tug grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound

VALDEZ - A 136-foot tug doing an ice survey in Prince William Sound grounded on Bligh Reef and two of its fuel tanks were damaged. The Coast Guard is responding. The fuel tanks contain an estimated 33,500 gallons...
Coast Guard investigates tugboat grounding

...running two parallel investigations into the tugboat grounding on Bligh Reef last week. The marine safety office in Valdez is have been routine and uneventful until it struck notorious Bligh Reef last week on the way home from an ice-scouting mission...
Fuel removed from damaged tugboat

...fuel from the undamaged tanks of a tugboat that went aground on Bligh Reef has been removed. Crowley Marine Services spokesman Jim...lanes and was headed back to Valdez, grounded on the infamous Bligh Reef Dec. 23. That's where the Exxon Valdez went aground...
Fuel off-loaded from tug

...Monday to remove fuel from a damaged tugboat that went aground on Bligh Reef - the same reef encountered by the Exxon Valdez oil tanker...lanes and was headed back to Valdez, grounded on the infamous Bligh Reef. When the tug grounded, it sustained significant damage...
Gulf brings back horrible memories

We're entering the third month of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the 22nd year since the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef. In the Gulf of Mexico, as much as three million barrels of crude have already spilled from the blown-out well, and in...
Fishermen can join in environmental efforts

...platforms into Cook Inlet, oil storage facilities under the shadow of an active volcano, the Pathfinder wrecking on the infamous Bligh Reef -and these are just a few of the problems that have arisen over the years. In the ensuing debates, a criticism has sometimes...
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...
Alaska Science Forum: Why we spilled crude just to watch it burn

...real oil 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, trying...
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

...The 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 oil...


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