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Co-founder of Alaska extreme ski race dies in ATV accident

...Cummings said.Along the way, it 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...
My Turn: Lesson of Exxon Valdez: Don't trust oil industry safety assurances

...24, 1989, the single-hulled Exxon Valdez grounded in Prince William Sound, causing at the time the nation's worst oil spill. Millions of gallons of oil spread across Alaska's coastal ocean, contaminating 1,300 miles of shoreline, and...
Company steps up pipeline cleaning

...Prudhoe Bay oil field, which lies just east of Kuparuk. The corrosion led to two leaks, one in March that was the worst oil spill ever on the North Slope tundra and the other that forced a partial shutdown of the field. BP's Prudhoe problems...
Around the State

...what Exxon should pay commercial fishermen, Alaska Natives, property owners and others harmed by the nation's worst oil spill, which occurred in 1989. The appeals panel was wrong to look simply at the ratio between actual damages and punitive...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Somebody needs to teach Exxon-Mobil a lesson in public relations. Eleven years ago the company was responsible for the worst oil spill in the nation's history in Prince William Sound. On the anniversary of that disaster Exxon filed suit to block...
Lawyers prepare clients for handling any Exxon payout

...long-running battle over the damages that Exxon Mobil owes from the supertanker accident in Prince William Sound that was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. The Exxon Valdez ran aground on a reef and spilled 11 million gallons of oil. Exxon Mobil Corp...
2007 Year in Review: Alaska makes national and even global headlines this year

...Exxon knew Hazelwood had sought treatment for drinking, but had begun drinking again. And so, 18 years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, the state's victims could have a $2.5 billion judgment taken away from them by the Supreme...
Court won't reconsider Exxon ruling

...jury awarded $5 billion in punitive damages, which a judge later reduced to $4.5 billion. The disaster, the worst oil spill in U.S. history, prompted Congress in 1990 to pass a law banning single-hulled tankers like the Valdez from...
Northwest Digest compensate thousands of fishermen and other Alaskans for the 1989 Valdez tanker oil spill. The disaster, the worst oil spill in U.S. history, soiled 1,500 miles of Alaskan coastline. An Anchorage jury had ordered the company to pay...
The Senate, Gulf a ticking clock

...offshore oil and gas drilling? To find the money to continue to respond to the environmental and economic effects of the worst oil spill in America's history? And to do what's right - to ensure fair compensation to families of those killed or injured...


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