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2011-04-25 16:44:41

It took 26 years for marine invertebrates living on the Port Valdez seafloor to stabilize after Alaska's Great Earthquake of 1964.

2011-04-19 15:05:08

The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused social disruption and psychological stress among Gulf residents that is similar to the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez spill and the impacts are likely to persist for years, a new study finds.

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2010-01-17 13:35:00

The combination of low concentrations of oxygen and nutrients in the lower layers of the beaches of Alaska's Prince William Sound is slowing the aerobic biodegradation of oil remaining from the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill.

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2009-12-25 13:05:04

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.

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2009-08-31 11:10:00

Anchorage/Leipzig. Contaminants from natural coal deposits in the Gulf of Alaska are not easily bioavailable, unlike the crude oil from the Exxon Valdez tanker catastrophe.

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2009-03-25 07:00:00

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.

2009-03-23 16:08:00

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.

2008-07-21 12:00:44

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Aric Caplan for The Whole Truth, +1-301-998-6592, or aric@caplancommunications.com CORDOVA, Alaska, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A native fisherman from Alaska, Ms.

2008-07-01 18:00:13

By Kristopher Hanson, Press-Telegram, Long Beach, Calif. Jul.

2008-06-27 15:02:33

By Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 26--Gary Soderstrom had just got off the Columbia River after a long night of fishing Wednesday morning when he heard that the Supreme Court had slashed the money coming to him.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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