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A tugboat collided with the same reef that the Exxon Valdez tanker hit 20 years ago, resulting in spilled fuel in Alaska's Prince William Sound and a three-mile-long slick.
Reflecting back on the Exxon Valdez oil spill, eyewitness and conservationist Dennis Kelso recalled "a thick pancake of shiny black" covering the still waters of Prince William Sound.
WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago tomorrow, the single-hulled Exxon Valdez oil tanker collided with the Bligh Reef in Alaska, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil into the pristine and ecologically significant Prince William Sound.
- Growing in low tufty patches.