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CORDOVA, Alaska, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation [PWSAC] recently released findings from an economic report that examines the impact of its hatchery program on the pink salmon market.
The massive BP oil spill has scientists and experts fearing a decades-long â€œcascadingâ€ effect on marine life that could lead to alterations in the entire biological network in the Gulf of Mexico.
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.
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.
By Laine Welch, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Aug. 3--"Lackluster" best describes Alaska's salmon season so far, and catches are likely to come up short when it is all over.
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.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday tossed out a $2.5 billion punitive damages award arising from the 1989 grounding of the Exxon Valdez, in a 5-3 decision that strengthens its trend of curtailing damages to punish and deter wrongdoing.
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.