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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: In the Wake of Disaster


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 189 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
In 1989, a tanker ran aground off the coast of Alaska, causing one of the worst oil spills in United States history. Now 25 years later, the lessons of the Exxon Valdez continue to resonate.



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Ted W. (97)
Tuesday March 25, 2014, 9:01 am
Noted read watched and shared Thaks Cher!!! :)
 

Birgit W. (145)
Tuesday March 25, 2014, 3:05 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Barbara K. (84)
Tuesday March 25, 2014, 3:59 pm
It is sad to see what these oil companies are being allowed to do to our oceans and the Gulf of Mexico, and our lakes too.
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Tuesday March 25, 2014, 8:48 pm
Watched video and read. And they still try to say the area have been cleaned up. but it is still affecting the ecosystem 25 years later. Thanks Cher.

FLAGGED SPAMMER AGAIN.
 

Anne F. (17)
Tuesday March 25, 2014, 10:25 pm
Thanks for posting. The hazards and costs of fossil fuel are mounting.
 

Sara P. (57)
Wednesday March 26, 2014, 11:45 am
Personally I think that the oil companies have not learned the lesson....or better, they don't care :( Thanks Cher.
 

. (0)
Wednesday March 26, 2014, 7:17 pm
arigato
 

Dan Nickerson (178)
Wednesday March 26, 2014, 10:41 pm
It appears that whatever lessons that came from this man-made disaster have not been learned and certainly not applied. The oil industry continues to run rampant across the globe, as they desperately try to squeeze every inch of fossil fuel from the planet with earth damaging fracking and artic exploration, instead of focusing on alternative energies. In the U.S. the oil industry is the most profitable industry in the world, yet continues to receive financial subsidies from the government. Greed and indifference will be our undoing and we will all suffer from this.
 

John Gregoire (255)
Thursday March 27, 2014, 5:30 am
So many single hulled tankers still afloat and building -we've not learned. Should limit all US oil to US Flag vessels.
 

Panchali Yapa (13)
Thursday March 27, 2014, 9:33 am
Thank you
 

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Thursday March 27, 2014, 11:47 pm
Don't be fooled. The Exxon Valdez has long since been surpassed by very much worse spills. The corporations have simply gotten better at hiding them.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Friday March 28, 2014, 7:54 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Muriel Servaege (47)
Friday March 28, 2014, 3:05 pm
Noted, thank you, Cher. And the same is happening again in the Arctic.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Saturday March 29, 2014, 5:46 pm
Noted
 

Sandi C. (234)
Monday March 31, 2014, 10:32 am
saw the movie.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Monday March 31, 2014, 11:22 am
We must do evertthing we can to keep Big Oil Out of the Artic and Ban Fracking.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Monday March 31, 2014, 12:47 pm
straszne
 

Aaron Bouchard (130)
Monday March 31, 2014, 1:58 pm
noted thanks, we must make sure it never happens again
 

. (0)
Monday March 31, 2014, 3:37 pm
noted and visited
 

Sheila Baker (0)
Tuesday April 1, 2014, 12:07 am
STAND UP AGAINST OIL PIPELINES & A SPEEDY CLEAN-UP ACTION
 

Debra Tate (17)
Tuesday April 1, 2014, 6:22 pm
Noted.
 
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