Danger on the Water

Number 19304
Subject Oil
Source San Francisco Chronicle
State CA
Year 2000
Publication Date Sunday, December 31, 2000
Summary After the Exxon Valdez fouled the Alaskan coastline with 11 million gallons of oil in 1989, federal lawmakers enacted some of the strictest spill prevention measures in the world. But safety advocates say attempts by the worldwide shipping industry to shave costs and reduce liability are undermining the effectiveness of those spill prevention measures.
Category General
Pages 6
Keywords oil spills;tankers;pollution;coast guard
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