Anatomy of an Oil Spill

Number 7404
Subject Pollution
Source WGBH-TV / Frontline - PBS (Boston)
State MA
Year 1990
Publication Date 3/20/1990
Summary Frontline/WGBH-TV (Boston) documents long history of negligence by government agencies and oil companies that led to the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound on March 24, 1989; environmental promises were broken after the Alaska pipeline, installed in 1973, slowly fell apart, March 20, 1990.
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Keywords TAPE; oil spill; Prince William Sound; environmental hazzard
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