The Mount Polley mining disaster on Aug. 4 in Canada's Cariboo Regional District is being called possibly the worst environmental disaster in British Columbia history.
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Whether it's human error, mechanical malfunction or a simple act of Mother Nature, the fact is that it's not a question of if another spill is going to happen. It's a question of when.
Time has a strange affect on events in our lives. I feel I'm looking through a glass of water when I look back 25 years to this day, March 24, 1989.
WASHINGTON –- Twenty-five years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Prince William Sound has not fully recovered. Oil from the 10.8-million-gallon...
Why are we still so far from a sustainable economy, even after the powerful lessons of the Exxon Valdez, the BP oil disaster in 2010 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012?
OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb 28 (Reuters) - Nearly 25 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill off the southern coast of Alaska, sea otters in the most affecte...
When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound, it unleashed a regional catastrophe whose effects continue to play out these two decades later. One such apparent effect was the subsequent collapse of the region's herring.
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The newspapers tell us that the ...
The sound that American wind turbines produce as their giant, breeze-propelled blades whip around is a distinctive: Neh-neh-neh-neh-neh-neh.
The Gulf disaster is stirring memories of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. 21 years later, Prince William Sound may resemble a "paradise," but the legacy for killer whales has been anything but idyllic.
The Kodiak, an Exxon tanker, lost power as it was leaving Prince William Sound. The reason it didn't end like the Exxon Valdez disaster 20 years ago is strong citizens' oversight.
Exxon has long ago turned the page on Valdez spill twenty years ago. However, for the Alaska residents, especially the fishermen, the nightmare continues.
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