My Turn: Lesson of Exxon Valdez: Don't trust oil industry safety assurances

As we mark the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on Monday, March 24...On March 24, 1989, the single-hulled Exxon Valdez grounded in Prince William Sound...There are still thousands of gallons of Exxon Valdez oil in beach sediments, which the...
Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time...Culbertson was preparing to fish cod when the Exxon Valdez ran aground. With oil in the water...couldn't repay loans and lost boats or homes. Exxon compensation checks, minus what fishermen...
Senate panel hears Exxon Valdez funding measure

...JUNEAU - On the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Senate Judiciary...unfinished business yet to do."The 987-foot Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef near Valdez on...Senate on Monday.Lawsuits brought against Exxon Mobil Corp. by the state and federal governments...
State | AK legislature
Sea otters declared recovered from 1989 Exxon Valdez spill

...William Sound sea otters affected by crude oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez has concluded that the marine mammals have returned to...decades," Ballachey said by phone Friday.The 987-foot Exxon Valdez, carrying more than 53 million gallons of Alaska North...
State, feds to weigh options in Exxon Valdez case

...reviewing information from studies on the lingering effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and will be deciding how to proceed in a continuing legal case.Lawsuits brought against Exxon Mobil Corp. by the governments following the 1989 disaster led...
State | AK legislature
Group: Approval of Northern Gateway pipeline not worth the risk

...opposing the project namely because they fear dire environmental impacts and have cited the devastation left in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. More than 5,000 spawning populations of wild salmon come from the watersheds that surround the tanker routes...
Exxon spill case still unresolved

During the chaos of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, one oil industry representative...the legal case remains unresolved. The Exxon Valdez case is now the longest-lasting...plaintiffs went to trial in 1994, proved Exxon guilty of gross negligence, and won...
Exxon Valdez litigation records cataloged at state archives

Litigation records related to the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound are now available to...indirectly affect an ongoing dispute in a spill-related case against Exxon. The project allowed archivists to determine which records had...
My Turn: Pure politics in the Alaska retirement systems

...for the unfunded liability Parnell's administration has greatly increased, without tapping the state's savings accounts.Exxon, Conoco-Philips, and BP, who will get billions in free money that should first go to the people of Alaska pay for some...
Exxon Mobil, Rosneft sign Arctic deals

ANCHORAGE - Exxon Mobil Corp. and Russian partner Rosneft have signed an...announced Wednesday on the website of Irving, Texas-based Exxon Mobil. Rosneft President Igor Sechin and Exxon Mobil Exploration Co. President Stephen Greenlee signed...


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