This Day in History

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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (1989)
On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker hit Prince William Sound’s Bligh Reef and spilled approximately 11 million US gallons (41 million liters) of crude oil into the sea, covering 11,000 square miles (28,000 km²) of ocean. As a result of the spill, an estimated 250,000 sea birds, 1,000 sea otters, and countless fish and other wildlife died. Though disastrous, theExxon Valdez spill, in terms of volume released, is nowhere near the world’s largest oil spill, which is what? More…

Author: Jason Zajdel

Learning as I go along. It’s an awesome ride. =-)