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2008-02-27 09:05:00

It has been almost 20 years since the infamous Joseph Hazelwood and the Exxon Valdez loomed large in the nation's consciousness. But it's just this week that a case arising from the massive oil spill reaches the Supreme Court.

2006-09-01 00:40:00

U.S. and Alaskan authorities on Thursday demanded $92.2 million from Exxon Mobil for environmental damages linked to the 1989 Exxon Valdez incident.

2006-08-31 20:52:35

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. and Alaskan authorities on Thursday demanded $92.2 million from Exxon Mobil for environmental damages linked to the 1989 Exxon Valdez incident. The Alaska Department of Law and the U.S.

2006-08-31 20:59:24

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. and Alaskan authorities on Thursday demanded $92.2 million from Exxon Mobil for environmental damages linked to the 1989 Exxon Valdez incident. The Alaska Department of Law and the U.S.

2006-05-24 12:25:13

Please read in first paragraph, "...the Trans-Alaska Pipeline..." instead of "...the Transatlantic Pipeline..." A corrected version follows. NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S.

2006-03-24 21:55:00

Fishermen whose livelihoods were devastated by the Exxon Valdez spill urged Exxon Mobil on the 17th anniversary of the accident on Friday to pay a $4.5 billion penalty that has been mired in a legal dispute.

2006-02-02 15:50:00

An oil tanker carrying nearly 5 million gallons of oil and gasoline was struck by an ice floe and ran aground while loading oil products at an Alaska refinery on Thursday, causing a spill, a state official and the refining company said.

2006-01-26 19:06:35

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Nearly 17 years after the Exxon Valdez supertanker grounded on a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound, its environmental impact and the legal battle over compensation still haunt the area.

2005-10-21 14:12:54

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A part of Alaska best known for its abundant fish could become the state's newest oil and gas frontier, if Gov. Frank Murkowski and at least one major energy company have their way.

2005-08-04 15:55:48

s NEW YORK (Reuters) - Environmental groups expressed guarded optimism on Thursday that the management succession at Exxon Mobil Corp. may lead the oil company to taking a proactive role in protecting the planet.


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