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Search results for: Exxon-Valdez

Pictures Report
Pictures Report
The 10 worst oil spills ever
11 PICTURES
Pictures Report
Pictures Report
Flashback: Exxon Valdez oil spill
15 PICTURES
Retrospective
Retrospective
Flashback: Exxon Valdez oil spill
27 PICTURES
Gulf Oil Spill
Gulf Oil Spill
Containment Chambers - 13 May 2010
16 PICTURES
Gulf Oil Spill
Gulf Oil Spill
Lessons from Exxon Valdez - 07 May 2010
18 PICTURES
OIL-RIG/LEAK
RTR2DK9F
May 07, 2010
An oil soaked sea bird rests in a towel in an animal rescue center as it is covered in oil spilled from...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
An oil soaked sea bird rests in a towel in an animal rescue center as it is covered in oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez in this March 31, 1989 file photo. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades. Photo taken March 31, 1989. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER BUSINESS ENERGY)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK9C
May 07, 2010
Dr. Jessica Porter cleans the oil off a sea bird at an animal rescue center in Valdez, Alaska, from the...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
Dr. Jessica Porter cleans the oil off a sea bird at an animal rescue center in Valdez, Alaska, from the Exxon Valdez, which spilled oil, in this March 31, 1989 file photo. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades. Photo taken March 31, 1989. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER BUSINESS ENERGY)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK4H
May 06, 2010
Oil samples recovered from the Exxon Valdez spill are shown in containers at the Prince William Sound...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
Oil samples recovered from the Exxon Valdez spill are shown in containers at the Prince William Sound Science Center in Cordova, Alaska May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades. Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK46
May 06, 2010
Oil is shown seeping from underground in water in a hole dug on a beach on Eleanor Island, Alaska May...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
Oil is shown seeping from underground in water in a hole dug on a beach on Eleanor Island, Alaska May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK45
May 06, 2010
Oil is shown seeping from underground in water in a hole dug on a beach on Eleanor Island, Alaska May...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
Oil is shown seeping from underground in water in a hole dug on a beach on Eleanor Island, Alaska May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades. Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK43
May 06, 2010
The harbor of Cordova, Alaska is shown May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
The harbor of Cordova, Alaska is shown May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK42
May 06, 2010
David Janka, a researcher and guide on Prince William Sound, speaks to the media on the beach at Eleanor...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
David Janka, a researcher and guide on Prince William Sound, speaks to the media on the beach at Eleanor Island, Alaska May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK41
May 06, 2010
David Janka,a researcher and guide on Prince William Sound, digs a hole to uncover seeping oil on the...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
David Janka,a researcher and guide on Prince William Sound, digs a hole to uncover seeping oil on the beach at Eleanor Island, Alaska May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK40
May 06, 2010
The harbor of Cordova, Alaska is shown May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
The harbor of Cordova, Alaska is shown May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK3Z
May 06, 2010
The harbor of Cordova, Alaska is shown May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
The harbor of Cordova, Alaska is shown May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades. Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
RTR2DK3X
May 06, 2010
An absorbent rag is shown covered with oil after it was swabbed on a beach for the media on Eleanor Island,...
CORDOVA, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ
An absorbent rag is shown covered with oil after it was swabbed on a beach for the media on Eleanor Island, Alaska, May 5, 2010. A close examination of studies of the Exxon Valdez disaster and interviews with many people who took part in the cleanup offers a possible peek into what lies ahead for the Gulf Coast in the coming weeks, months, years -- and perhaps decades. Picture taken May 5, 2010. To match Special Report OIL-RIG/LEAK-VALDEZ REUTERS/Lindsay Claiborn (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
Anniversary
Anniversary
Exxon Valdez 20th Anniversary - 04 Feb 2009
22 PICTURES
EXXON OIL SPILL
RTXB72V
February 03, 2009
A crew begins the long task of cleaning up the oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez from the beaches on Naked...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
A crew begins the long task of cleaning up the oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez from the beaches on Naked...
A crew begins the long task of cleaning up the oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez from the beaches on Naked Island by scrubbing each rock. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
RTXB72F
February 03, 2009
A fisherman (R) hired by Exxon throws a large roll of Sorbant pad used to mop up the Exxon Valdez oil...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
A fisherman (R) hired by Exxon throws a large roll of Sorbant pad used to mop up the Exxon Valdez oil...
A fisherman (R) hired by Exxon throws a large roll of Sorbant pad used to mop up the Exxon Valdez oil spill to workers on a barge anchored to the U.S.S. Juneau. About 300 workers hired by Exxon are staying on the Juneau while cleaning up the spill near Smith Island. REUTERS/Nick Didlick (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
RTXB71Z
February 03, 2009
Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens, an Alaskan Republican, sits down and visits one of the sea otters at the...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens, an Alaskan Republican, sits down and visits one of the sea otters at the...
Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens, an Alaskan Republican, sits down and visits one of the sea otters at the Valdez Sea Otter Rescue Center. The Senator said if he was to grade Exxon's performance in cleaning up the Alaskan oil spill, he would give them an "incomplete". REUTERS/Nick Didlick (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
USA-BIRDS/SANCTUARY
RTR1KKLG
December 20, 2006
Trettder, A 16-year-old American Bald Eagle wounded as a young bird during the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill...
MILLINGTON, UNITED STATES
To match feature USA-BIRDS/SANCTUARY
Trettder, A 16-year-old American Bald Eagle wounded as a young bird during the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Alaska, sits in her enclosure at the Raptor Trust, a bird sanctuary and rehabilitation center about 30 miles west of New York City in Millington, New Jersey December 12, 2006. The Raptor Trust has helped more than 85,000 birds releasing about 60 percent back into the wild since being founded more than 40-years-ago by ornotholgist Len Soucy who is the director of the center. Picture taken December 12, 2006. To match feature USA-BIRDS/SANCTUARY REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES)
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTR155C9
January 15, 2003
A volunteer cleans up oil stained rocks along the devastated oil
stained northwest coast of Spain near...
Camarinas, Spain
A VOLUNTEER CLEANS UP STAINED ROCKS ALONG SPAIN'S DEVASTATED NORTHWEST
COAST.
A volunteer cleans up oil stained rocks along the devastated oil
stained northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas January 15, 2003. The
Bahamas flagged Prestige oil tanker was damaged in storms off the
northwest Galician coast, snapped in two and sank over two months ago.
Environmentalists say the damage could be twice as bad as the Exxon
Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989. REUTERS/ Miguel Vidal

SP/WS
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGLBO
January 15, 2003
Seagulls look for food around stained rocks along the devastated
northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas...
Camariqas, Spain
SEAGULLS LOOK FOR FOOD AROUND STAINED ROCKS ALONG SPAIN'S DEVASTATED
NORTHWEST COAST.
Seagulls look for food around stained rocks along the devastated
northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas January 15, 2003. The Bahamas
flagged Prestige oil tanker was damaged in storms off the northwest
Galician coast, snapped in two and sank over two months ago.
Environmentalists say the damage could be twice as bad as the Exxon
Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

SP/AH
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGL8I
January 15, 2003
Volunteers remove fuel oil from stained rocks along the devastated
northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas...
Camariqas, Spain
VOLUNTEERS CLEAN UP STAINED ROCKS ALONG SPAIN'S DEVASTATED NORTHWEST
COAST.
Volunteers remove fuel oil from stained rocks along the devastated
northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas January 15, 2003. The Bahamas
flagged Prestige oil tanker was damaged in storms off the northwest
Galician coast, snapped in two and sank over two months ago.
Environmentalists say the damage could be twice as bad as the Exxon
Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

SP
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGL8A
January 15, 2003
Volunteers clean up oil stained rocks along the devastated oil stained
northwest coast of Spain near...
Camarinas, Spain
VOLUNTEERS CLEAN UP STAINED ROCKS ALONG SPAIN'S DEVASTATED NORTHWEST
COAST.
Volunteers clean up oil stained rocks along the devastated oil stained
northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas January 15, 2003. The Bahamas
flagged Prestige oil tanker was damaged in storms off the northwest
Galician coast, snapped in two and sank over two months ago.
Environmentalists say the damage could be twice as bad as the Exxon
Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989. REUTERS/ Miguel Vidal

SP/WS
CORMORANTS
RTXLPRD
January 14, 2003
A cormorant flaps its wings along the devastated oil stained northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas...
Camarinas, Spain
A cormorant flaps its wings along the devastated oil stained northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas.....
A cormorant flaps its wings along the devastated oil stained northwest coast of Spain near Camarinas January 14, 2003. The Bahamas flagged Prestige oil tanker was damaged in storms off the northwest Galician coast, snapped in two and sank over two months ago. [Environmentalists say the damage could be twice as bad as the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989.]
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGKC9
January 14, 2003
A coromorant flaps its wings along the devastated oil stained northwest
coast of Spain

near Camarinas...
Camarinas, Spain - Kingdom of
A CORMORANT FLAPS ITS WINGS ALONG SPAIN'S DEVASTATED NORTHWEST COAST.
A coromorant flaps its wings along the devastated oil stained northwest
coast of Spain

near Camarinas January 14, 2003. The Bahamas flagged Prestige oil
tanker was damaged in storms off the northwest Galician coast, snapped
in two and sank over two months ago. Environmentalists say the damage
could be twice as bad as the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in
1989. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/ Miguel Vidal
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGJ70
January 14, 2003
Spanish army soldiers clean up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige
oil tanker on Spain's devastated...
Camarina, Spain
SPANISH ARMY SOLDIERS CLEAN UP FUEL OIL WASHED ASHORE BY THE PRESTIGE
OIL TANKER.
Spanish army soldiers clean up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige
oil tanker on Spain's devastated northwest Atlantic coast near
Camarinas January 14, 2003. The Bahamian-flagged Prestige oil tanker
was damaged in storms off the northwest Galician coast, snapped in two
and sank over two months ago. Environmentalists say the damage could be
twice as bad as the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989.
REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

DB
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGJ5C
January 14, 2003
A coromorant flaps its wings along the devastated oil stained northwest
coast of Spain near Camarinas...
Camarinas, Spain
A CORMORANT FLAPS ITS WINGS ALONG SPAIN'S DEVASTATED NORTHWEST COAST.
A coromorant flaps its wings along the devastated oil stained northwest
coast of Spain near Camarinas January 14, 2003. The Bahamas flagged
Prestige oil tanker was damaged in storms off the northwest Galician
coast, snapped in two and sank over two months ago. Environmentalists
say the damage could be twice as bad as the Exxon Valdez tanker
disaster off Alaska in 1989. REUTERS/ Miguel Vidal

PH
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGIXN
January 14, 2003
Spanish army soldiers clean up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige
oil tanker on Spain's devastated...
Camarinas, Spain
SPANISH ARMY SOLDIERS CLEAN UP FUEL OIL WASHED ASHORE BY THE PRESTIGE
OIL TANKER.
Spanish army soldiers clean up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige
oil tanker on Spain's devastated northwest Atlantic coast near
Camarinas January 14, 2003. The Bahamian-flagged Prestige oil tanker
was damaged in storms off the northwest Galician coast, snapped in two
and sank over two months ago. Environmentalists say the damage could be
twice as bad as the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989.
REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

DB
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGIXE
January 14, 2003
A Spanish army soldier gets a drink from another during work to clean
up fuel oil washed ashore by the...
Camarinas, Spain
SPANISH ARMY SOLDIER GETS DRINK DURING WORK TO CLEAN UP FUEL OIL WASHED
ASHORE BY THE PRESTIGE OIL TANKER....
A Spanish army soldier gets a drink from another during work to clean
up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige oil tanker on Spain's
devastated North-West Atlantic coast near Camarinas on January 14,
2003. The Bahamian-flagged Prestige oil tanker was damaged in storms
off the northwest Galician coast, snapped in two and sank over two
months ago. Environmentalists say the damage could be twice as bad as
the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989. REUTERS/Miguel
Vidal REUTERS

DB
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGIX9
January 14, 2003
A Spanish army soldier cleans up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige
oil tanker on Spain's devastated...
Camarinas, Spain
A SPANISH ARMY SOLDIER CLEANS UP FUEL OIL WASHED ASHORE BY THE PRESTIGE
OIL TANKER.
A Spanish army soldier cleans up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige
oil tanker on Spain's devastated North-West Atlantic coast near
Camarinas on January 14, 2003. The Bahamian-flagged Prestige oil tanker
was damaged in storms off the northwest Galician coast, snapped in two
and sank over two months ago. Environmentalists say the damage could be
twice as bad as the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989.
REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

DB
TRANSPORT SPAIN SHIP
RTRGIVY
January 14, 2003
Spanish army soldiers clean up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige
oil tanker on Spain's devastated...
Camarinas, Spain
SPANISH ARMY SOLDIERS CLEAN UP FUEL OIL WASHED ASHORE BY PRESTIGE OIL
TANKER.
Spanish army soldiers clean up fuel oil washed ashore by the Prestige
oil tanker on Spain's devastated North-West Atlantic coast near
Camarinas January 14, 2003. The Bahamian-flagged Prestige oil tanker
was damaged in storms off the northwest Galician coast, snapped in two
and sank over two months ago. Environmentalists say the damage could be
twice as bad as the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster off Alaska in 1989.
REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

DB
ENVIRONMENT RUSSIA
RTR5WRX
July 03, 2000
FOR RELEASE WITH FEATURE BC-ENVIRONMENT-RUSSIA - Oil from a pipeline leaks into the surrounding wetlands...
Usinsk, Russia
FOR RELEASE WITH FEATURE BC-ENVIRONMENT-RUSSIA.
FOR RELEASE WITH FEATURE BC-ENVIRONMENT-RUSSIA - Oil from a pipeline leaks into the surrounding wetlands near the city of Usinsk, close to the Arctic Circle in northern Russia. The environmental group Greenpeace estimates that 15 million tonnes of crude oil leak out of Russia's huge pipeline system every year - the equivalent of 375 tanker accidents the size of that involving the Exxon Valdez, which sank off Alaska in 1989. Picture taken 5Jun00.

WAW/WS
EXXON VALDEZ
RTXJRW3
May 24, 2000
Tanker "S/R Mediterranean", formerly named Exxon Valdez, seen docked in Fos-Sur-Mer harbour in southern...
Fos Sur Mer, France
Tanker "S/R Mediterranean", formerly named Exxon Valdez, seen docked in Fos-Sur-Mer harbour in south.....
Tanker "S/R Mediterranean", formerly named Exxon Valdez, seen docked in Fos-Sur-Mer harbour in southern France while unloading some 300 000 tonnes of oil May 23. The Exxon Valdez was grounded in 1989 in Alaska causing an ecologic disaster and is banned from American waters.
EXXON VALDEZ
RTXJRW2
May 24, 2000
Tanker "S/R Mediterranean", formerly named Exxon Valdez, seen docked in Fos-Sur-Mer harbour in southern...
Fos Sur Mer, France
Tanker "S/R Mediterranean", formerly named Exxon Valdez, seen docked in Fos-Sur-Mer harbour in south.....
Tanker "S/R Mediterranean", formerly named Exxon Valdez, seen docked in Fos-Sur-Mer harbour in southern France while unloading some 300 000 tonnes of oil May 23. The Exxon Valdez was grounded in 1989 in Alaska causing an ecologic disaster and is banned from American waters.
FRANCE-VALDEZ
RTR4M0E
May 24, 2000
FRANCE-TANKER:FOS-SUR-MER,FRANCE,24MAY00 - Tanker "S/R Mediterranean", formerly named the Exxon Valdez,...
Fos Sur Mer, France
FORMER EXXON VALDEZ DOCKED IN SOUTHERN FRANCE.
FRANCE-TANKER:FOS-SUR-MER,FRANCE,24MAY00 - Tanker "S/R Mediterranean", formerly named the Exxon Valdez, is seen docked in Fos-Sur-Mer's harbour in southern France while unloading some 300,000 tonnes of oil May 23. The Exxon Valdez was grounded in 1989 in Alaska causing an ecologic disaster and is banned from American waters.

PW/
VALDEZ ANNIVERSARY
RTRNBGK
March 25, 1999
Residents attend a candlelight vigil in memory of the Exxon Valdez disaster, March 23 at Prince William...
Anchorage, USA
RESIDENTS ATTEND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL IN MEMORY OF EXXON VALDEZ DISASTER.
Residents attend a candlelight vigil in memory of the Exxon Valdez disaster, March 23 at Prince William Sound in Anchorage. Alaskans marked the 10th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez spill on March 24 with the danger of a repeat oil disaster greatly reduced, but some environmentalists believe the risk is still too high. When the Exxon supertanker struck a reef in 1989 and caused the nation's worst oil spill, industry and government preparedness was considered woefully inadequate.

SV/TRA/JRE
ENVIRONMENT EXXON
RTRN156
March 18, 1999
Attorney Charles DeMonaco, a former lawyer with the U.S. Justice Department at the time of the Exxon...
Pittsburgh, USA
TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL.
Attorney Charles DeMonaco, a former lawyer with the U.S. Justice Department at the time of the Exxon Valdez disaster, poses in his Pittsburgh office March 16. DeMonaco's most vivid memories about his trip to Alaska ten years ago is the pungent stench of crude oil, the dead animals and looking down from a plane at a massive oil pool that dwarfed the huge ship that sat in it.

JC/SV/CLH/
EXXON
RTRMZ8G
March 17, 1999
Attorney Charles DeMonaco, a former lawyer with the U.S. Justice Department at the time of the Exxon...
Pittsburgh, USA
TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL.
Attorney Charles DeMonaco, a former lawyer with the U.S. Justice Department at the time of the Exxon Valdez disaster, poses in his Pittsburgh office March 16. DeMonaco's most vivid memories about his trip to Alaska ten years ago is the pungent stench of crude oil, the dead animals and looking down from a plane at a massive oil pool that dwarfed the huge ship that sat in it.

JC/SV/CLH/
EXXON OIL SPILL
RTXB74F
April 27, 1989
A fisherman (R) hired by Exxon throws a large roll of Sorbant pad used to clean up oil spilled by the...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
A fisherman (R) hired by Exxon throws a large roll of Sorbant pad used to clean up oil spilled by the...
A fisherman (R) hired by Exxon throws a large roll of Sorbant pad used to clean up oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez, April 27, 1989. REUTERS/Nick Didlick (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
VALDEZ OIL SPILL
RTXB71H
April 25, 1989
A small boat starts to pull an oil boom around a 1,800,000 barrel oil tanker, the Western Lion, before...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
A small boat starts to pull an oil boom around a 1,800,000 barrel oil tanker, the Western Lion, before...
A small boat starts to pull an oil boom around a 1,800,000 barrel oil tanker, the Western Lion, before it starts to load oil from the Alyeska Pipeline company, April 25, 1989. Alyeska announced that it would start to escourt the supertankers in and out of Prince William Sound with three new spill equipped vessels, in response to the Exxon Valdez spill. REUTERS/Nick Didlick (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
RTXB727
April 22, 1989
Terry Williams holds the head of a 5 month old femals sea otter at the Sea Otter Rescue Center, April...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Terry Williams holds the head of a 5 month old femals sea otter at the Sea Otter Rescue Center
Terry Williams holds the head of a 5 month old femals sea otter at the Sea Otter Rescue Center, April 22 1989. The 16 pound sea otter was brought into the center suffering from the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill here last month. The Otter Rescue Center has treated 144 otters so far, 69 of which have died. REUTERS/Nick Didlick (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
RTXB722
April 22, 1989
Nicolette Hendry of the Bird Rescue Center carefully cleans an eye of a common Murre while it sits in...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Nicolette Hendry of the Bird Rescue Center carefully cleans an eye of a common Murre while it sits in...
Nicolette Hendry of the Bird Rescue Center carefully cleans an eye of a common Murre while it sits in a soap bath, April 22, 1989. The Bird Rescue Center has cleaned over 390 birds since the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez. REUTERS/Nick Didlick (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
VALDEZ OIL SPILL
RTXB71K
April 22, 1989
Lisa Street, a sales person at Sugar and Spice in downtown Valdez, shows off some of the latest in T-shirt...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Lisa Street, a sales person at Sugar and Spice in downtown Valdez, shows off some of the latest in T-shirt...
Lisa Street, a sales person at Sugar and Spice in downtown Valdez, shows off some of the latest in T-shirt fashions on sale here on April 22, 1989 after the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez last month. The store has sold hundreds of T-shirts commemorating the oil spill which is the largest in U.S. history. REUTERS/Nick Didlick (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
JOSEPH HAZELWOOD
RTXB71V
April 05, 1989
Joseph Hazelwood, the fired captain of the supertanker Exxon Valdez, leaves Suffolk County District Court...
HAPPAUGE, UNITED STATES
Joseph Hazelwood, the fired captain of the supertanker Exxon Valdez, leaves Suffolk County District Court...
Joseph Hazelwood, the fired captain of the supertanker Exxon Valdez, leaves Suffolk County District Court in Happauge, New York, after he failed to post $1 million bail, April 5, 1989. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
RTXB747
April 02, 1989
Sea lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prine William Sound near Knight Island, April 2, 1989,...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Sea lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prine William Sound near Knight Island
Sea lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prine William Sound near Knight Island, April 2, 1989, after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, caused by the Exxon Valdez. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
RTXB741
April 02, 1989
Crews clean up the oil soaked beach on Naked Island in the Prince William Sound, on April 2, 1989, after...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Crews clean up the oil soaked beach on Naked Island in the Prince William Sound
Crews clean up the oil soaked beach on Naked Island in the Prince William Sound, on April 2, 1989, after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, cased by the Exxon tanker Valdez. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
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April 02, 1989
Sea Lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prince William Sound near Knight Island, April 2 1989....
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Sea Lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prince William Sound near Knight Island
Sea Lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prince William Sound near Knight Island, April 2 1989. The oil spill from the Exxon Valdez now covers over 1,000 square miles. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
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April 02, 1989
Sea Lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prince William Sound near Knight Island, April 2 1989....
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Sea Lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prince William Sound near Knight Island
Sea Lions rest on a rock in the oily waters of Prince William Sound near Knight Island, April 2 1989. The oil spill from the Exxon Valdez now covers over 1,000 square miles. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
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April 01, 1989
An oil covered sea otter waits in his cage outside the animal rescue center, due to the oil spill of...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
An oil covered sea otter waits in his cage outside the animal rescue center, due to the oil spill of...
An oil covered sea otter waits in his cage outside the animal rescue center, due to the oil spill of the Exxon Valdez, April 1, 1989. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
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March 31, 1989
An oil soaked sea bird rests in a towel in the animal rescue center as it was covered in oil from the...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
An oil soaked sea bird rests in a towel in the animal rescue center as it was covered in oil from the...
An oil soaked sea bird rests in a towel in the animal rescue center as it was covered in oil from the Exxon Valdez, which spilled March 31, 1989. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
EXXON OIL SPILL
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March 31, 1989
Dr. Jessica Porter cleans the oil off a sea bird at an animal rescue center in Valdez, Alaska, from the...
VALDEZ, UNITED STATES
Dr. Jessica Porter cleans the oil off a sea bird at an animal rescue center in Valdez, Alaska
Dr. Jessica Porter cleans the oil off a sea bird at an animal rescue center in Valdez, Alaska, from the Exxon Valdez, which spilled oil, March 31, 1989. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
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