March 24, 2019 will marks 30 years since the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound. (NOAA’s National Ocean Service via WikiCommons)
It was the spill officials didn’t think would happen. The 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill released 10.8 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound. 30 years later the industry’s prevention measures have changed dramatically, and officials say those measures are now stronger than ever. But is enough being done? We’ll discuss it on the next Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Annie Feidt
Andrés Morales, Director of Prevention and Response at Alyeska Pipeline
Joe Lally, Director of Programs at PWS Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council
Rick Steiner, scientist and shipping safety advocate
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