Prince William Sound


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Prince William Sound

An arm of the Gulf of Alaska east of the Kenai Peninsula. A devastating oil spill occurred here in March 1989.

Prince′ Wil′liam Sound′


n.
an inlet of the Gulf of Alaska, in S Alaska, E of the Kenai Peninsula.
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Governor Parnell appointed Andrew Craig to the Prince William Sound Oil Spill Recovery Institute Advisory Board.
It has been 10 years since the Exxon Valdez ran aground, spewing both 11.2 million gallons of crude oil and a lot of bad publicity on Alaska's Prince William Sound. Neither has been cleared away easily.
Alaska's Prince William Sound "has almost fully recovered from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill:' assert officials with the Houston-based Exxon Co.
Young was a salmon drift gillnetter in Prince William Sound in 1989 when the Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred and was the first responder out of west Prince William Sound in Whittier to assist on her boat F/V The Sugar.
Industry's investment in green PR got a major boost following the 1984 Union Carbide gas leak that killed 3,000 people in Bhopal, India and the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska, both major PR disasters according to Dash and others involved in what they call "green communications."
Shortly after the 1989 Exxon Valdez accident dumped 10.8 million gallons of North Slope crude into Alaska's Prince William Sound, storms, tides, and work crews began washing the beached petroleum into the sea (SN: 2/13/93, p.
Travis Russell was assigned to serve as Alaska State Parks ranger for Valdez and Prince William Sound. He has worked at Shuyak Island State Park and Chena River State Recreation Area.
It takes a few seconds to realize that we are not all equally responsible for, to pick some random tragedy, the oiling of Prince William Sound.
15, 1989, cleanup crews applied either liquid fertilizers or granular, slow-release fertilizers at 750 sites along more than 74 miles of beaches in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska.
Alaska's Prince William Sound is an intriguing blend of tidewater glaciers, rainforests, mountains and wildlife.
Kimerling, a lawyer who prosecuted the infamous Love Canal case, paints a grim picture of a world-class ecological disaster, pointing out that Texaco spilled significantly more oil in Ecuador than the Exxon Valdez spilled in Prince William Sound, Alaska in 1989.
Sea otters rank among the most popular animals in Alaska's Prince William Sound. They mug endearingly for tourists' cameras, swim with the fluid grace of an aquatic prima ballerina, and cavort like impish tricksters.

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