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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...
Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...Alaska, 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...
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska the 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 barrels...
Lawmakers, bill reflect on Valdez spill

...those 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 11...


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