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Dr. Jeffrey Short
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Dr. Jeffrey Short was the chief chemist for both the State of Alaska and the United States for the natural resource damage assessment and restoration of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and guided numerous studies on the distribution, persistence and effects of the oil. These studies led to discovery of an oil toxicity mechanism hundred-fold more effective than realized previously, garnering him a bronze medal from the U.S. Department of Commerce, and to the first fully quantitative assessments of oil remaining on beaches anywhere.

Dr. Short is the author of more than 60 scientific publications and has contributed to 3 books.

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25 Years Later: Why Alaska Can't Afford Another Exxon Valdez

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 2:24 PM

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill (EVOS) is upon us as the United States Government faces critical decisions about oil and gas development in Alaska's Arctic Ocean. On March 24, 1989, an oil tanker destined for Long Beach, California from Alaska's Alyeska Pipeline terminal in Valdez, Alaska...

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