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2005 assessment of lingering oil and resource injuries from the Exxon Valdez oil spill

2005 assessment of lingering oil and resource injuries from the Exxon Valdez oil spill

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Published by EVOS Trustee Council in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollutants -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound.,
  • Oil pollution of the sea -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound.,
  • Animals -- Effect of pollution on -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound.,
  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, Alaska, 1989 -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Prince William Sound (Alaska) -- Environmental conditions.

  • About the Edition

    This report evaluates available scientific data on the nature and extent of lingering Exxon Valdez oil in Prince William Sound and provides a detailed synthesis of the previous studies using a standardized framework for assessing the condition of resources. Animal populations determined as not recovering since the oil spill include loons, cormorants, harbor seals, harlequin ducks, Pacific herring, and pigeon guillemot.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesExxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project final report
    StatementIntegral Consulting Inc. ; for Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.
    ContributionsIntegral Consulting Inc., Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC1552 .A15 2006, GC1552.P75 E993 RP040776 T86f
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16274575M
    LC Control Number2007361209

    The Legal Differences Between the Exxon Valdez and the BP Oil Spills Disclaimer There have been many comparisons made between the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska and the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Emergency Planning, Response, and Natural Resource Damage Assessment & Restoration Spatial Analysis and Mapping Oil from the Exxon Valdez oil spill of million gallons of Alaska North Slope (ANS) crude oil has persisted along shorelines for 20 years, as both surface and subsurface oil residues.

      Lingering impact of Exxon Valdez oil spill. Twenty-five years after one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters, the legacy of the Exxon Valdez oil spill still haunts Alaskans.   Kym Robinson Comm Case Study Summary Exxon and the Valdez Oil Spill Background As a direct descendent of John D. Rockefellers’s Standard Oil, ExxonMobil ranked number one in in America’s largest corporations by Fortune magazine. Ranked globally number three by the Fortune Global , the company saw profits of $ billion and.

    In March of , the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska. An eighteen foot wide hole was ripped into the hull, and million gallons of crude oil spilled into the ocean. In the following weeks, many things transpired. This paper will discuss the cleanup, the damage,. What We Do Habitat Protection. DNR manages the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council's Habitat Protection Program as the trustees continue to implement the Restoration plan uses civil settlement funds from the Exxon Valdez oil spill litigation for research, restoration, habitat protection and other specified needs.


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2005 assessment of lingering oil and resource injuries from the Exxon Valdez oil spill Download PDF EPUB FB2

A small portion of the oil from the Exxon Valdez spill still lingers in patches beneath Prince William Sound, Alaska, beaches. However, this and other studies suggests the remaining oil is sequestered, or buried, and currently is not posing a risk to the coastal and marine ecosystem.

The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Mawhen Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker owned by Exxon Shipping Company, bound for Long Beach, California, struck Prince William Sound's Bligh Reef, mi ( km) west of Tatitlek, Alaska, at a.m.

and spilled million US gallons (, bbl) (or 37, metric tonnes) of crude Cause: Grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker.

Exxon Valdez. Oil Spill Collection is the. most comprehensive of its kind. The. Exxon Valdez. Oil Spill Trustee Council (EVOSTC) is one of the eight Founding Partners of the Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (ARLIS) and has entrusted ARLIS with its extensive collection of materials on the.

Exxon Valdez. oil spill (EVOS).File Size: KB. Inthe Exxon Valdez oil spill contaminated about 1, miles of Alaska's coastline. It killed birds, mammals, and fish, and disrupted the ecosystem in the path of the oil.

InExxon agreed to pay the United States and the State of Alaska $ million over ten. EPA informed Exxon on July 26 that it would support a proposal by the company to use bioremediation to aid in cleaning up the oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez in Prince William Sound.

In a letter to Exxon, EPA provided information that would support the use of bioremediation as a cleanup technique for the Valdez oil spill. The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (A True Book) Paperback – March 1, by Peter Benoit (Author) › Visit Amazon's Peter Benoit Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(2). Remaining lingering subsurface oil residues from the Exxon Valdez oil spill (EVOS) are, at present, patchily distributed across the geologically complex and spatially extensive shorelines of Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska.

We review and synthesize previous literature describing the causal geomorphic and physical mechanisms for persistence of oil in the Cited by: 7.

MA — Does a killer whale instinctively know how to avoid oil spilled on the surface of its watery home. At the time of the Exxon Valdez oil spill 23 years ago, scientists and oil spill experts presumed that the answer was "yes.".

They thought marine mammals were "smart" enough to steer clear of spilled oil, which possibly could harm their skin and eyes or irritate. “The Spill” centers around Joseph Hazelwood, Captain, who was drunk and who said, “You’re looking at it,” when originally asked about the problem.

The book is an exercise in withholding judgment against a father who unintentionally but perhaps very negligently let over 10 million gallons of oil spill into Prince William Sound/5(5). House Natural Resources - Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Assessment - DVD - House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (now House Committee on Natural Resources).

Subcommittee on Water, Power and Offshore Energy Resources. Current studies show that the lingering oil is no longer bioavailable and key injured resources are no longer being affected by the lingering oil.

Injured populations met the recovery criteria established by the EVOS Trustee Council for sea otters (between and20 to 25 years post-Spill) and harlequin ducks (by24 years post.

the Exxon Valdez oil spill to assess the harm caused by it. Among the issues considered are the design features of the CV survey, its administration to a national sample of U.S. households, estimation of household willingness to pay to prevent another Exxon Valdez type oil spill, and issues related to reliability and validity of the estimates.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Brings 'Bad Juju' And Pain 25 Years Later. Ma • The lives of fishermen in Alaska were forever changed after the Exxon. Exxon Valdez oil spill, massive oil spill that occurred on Main Prince William Sound, an inlet in the Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, incident happened after an Exxon Corporation tanker, the Exxon Valdez, ran aground on Bligh Reef during a voyage from Valdez, Alaska, to d efforts to contain the spill and naturally strong winds and waves.

The Exxon Valdez ran aground Maspilling 11 million gallons and soiling more than 1, miles of rocky beach. The spill was the largest in U.S. history. The Valdez spill was the largest ever in U.S.

waters until the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (more commonly known as the BP oil spill), in terms of volume released. However, Prince William Sound's remote location, accessible only by helicopter, plane, and boat, made government and industry response efforts difficult and severely taxed.

The effectiveness of bioremediation for oil spills has been difficult to establish on dynamic, heterogeneous marine shorelines. A new interpretative technique used following the. On Mathe tanker Exxon Valdez struck a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil into the pristine water.

At the time, it was the single biggest. Oriental Nicety, formerly Exxon Valdez, Exxon Mediterranean, SeaRiver Mediterranean, S/R Mediterranean, Mediterranean, and Dong Fang Ocean, was an oil tanker that gained notoriety after running aground in Prince William Sound spilling hundreds of thousands of barrels of crude oil in Alaska.

On Mawhile owned by the former Exxon Shipping Company, and Laid down: 24 July   Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Find all of our information and stories on the grounding, spill, response, and research in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Timeline of Recovery: Take a look at this infographic to see if and when nearly 30 types of fish, wildlife, and habitats have recovered in the 25 years after this monumental spill.

The Exxon Valdez experience taught us that recovery from oil spills can be two steps forward and one step back.

Oil spill restoration is like a marathon; the process is long and pacing matters. The best way to prepare for the long haul and make periodic course corrections is to learn as much about oil spill impacts and ecosystem drivers as Author: Laura Beans.

The Exxon Corporation has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal charge arising from the Exxon Valdez oil spill and pay a $ million fine, officials of the Environmental Protection Agency.Result: $ billion in awards and other payments Year: In re Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Litigation.

The Exxon Valdez ran aground in March ofspilling 11 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound. Lieff Cabraser served as one of the court-appointed Plaintiffs’ Class Counsel. The class consisted of 32, fishermen, Alaska natives, landowners, and others .