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Exxon Valdez Spill

Darren Aronofsky, 'Noah' Director, Reflects On Genesis, Exxon Valdez And Our Relationship With The Earth

Darren Aronofsky | Posted 05.27.2014 | Religion
Darren Aronofsky

The quarter-century anniversary of the tragic Exxon Valdez event comes as my film Noah is about to be released, and I cannot help but reflect upon the relationship between that terrible spill and the story about how God nearly annihilated the human race because our behavior in this world grieved Him to His heart.

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

Susan Murray | Posted 05.24.2014 | Green
Susan Murray

A time out from further offshore oil and gas activities is needed unless and until clear and adequate standards, regulations, and oversight are in place that ensure activities will be carried out safely and without jeopardizing the health of the environment or opportunities for subsistence.

25 Years Later, Exxon Valdez Spill Effects Linger

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the...

It Took Nearly 25 Years For This Species To Recover From An Oil Spill

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2014 | Green

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...

Louisiana Parishes Fault Coast Guard For Slow Removal Of BP Oil

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.05.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

BP oil and tar that washed ashore or was uncovered in Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Bernard and other Louisiana parishes during Hurricane Isaac is settling into wetlands and shutting some public beaches.

Louisiana Coastal Director Says BP Must Pay To The Max

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.21.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Garret Graves, chairman of Louisiana's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, said last week "we will not allow BP to walk out of here, wiping its hands" of the company's responsibilities.

Marine Life Suffers Near BP's Deepwater Horizon Site

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Dolphins are washing up dead while fish disappear as oil and dispersants from BP's 2010 spill lurk in Gulf waters and marshes.

Gulf Coast Wants The RESTORE Act Passed Before A Potential BP Settlement

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Congressional delegates from Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states hope the bipartisan RESTORE Act will be passed soon and before a possible BP settlement with the feds so that BP fines go to coastal states and not Washington's coffers.

Exxon Scores Key Victory In Oil Spill Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Exxon Mobil Corp. has won a round in a dispute with environmentalists who want more money to clean up oil left on the shorel...

Chief Justice Roberts Defends ExxonMobil

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on how much money ExxonMobil should be forced to pay as damages for its Exxon Valdez oil spill 19 ye...