Exxon Valdez

Lessons from Exxon Valdez: Turning Anger to Action

  |   May 27, 2010

The effects of the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound are still being felt 20 years later. Alaskan citizens impacted by the spill turned their anger into energy to take action and keep this from happening again. We need to do the same for the Gulf Coast and prevent another dirty energy disaster.

Testimony Before Congress: Why the BP Oil Disaster is a Crime Scene

By Larry J. Schweiger I had the opportunity to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week on why the BP oil disaster is a …

What You Wish You Didn’t Know About Oil Spills

A few facts gathered by the National Wildlife Federation’s Senior Scientist, Doug Inkley… According to the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, about 3 million gallons of …

Will the Oil Spill Become America’s Moment to Embrace a Clean Energy Future?

By Larry J. Schweiger As I head back from the Gulf coast today, where I saw firsthand some of the terrible impacts of the BP oil disaster, I read Al …

Big Oil Meets Big Nature in Louisiana

By Larry J. Schweiger I write this from Venice, Louisiana, a few days after the explosion at British Petroleum’s (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil rig set off a massive oil spill …

Reflections on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and What’s Ahead for the Gulf Coast

Staff in the National Wildlife Federation’s Alaska office observe the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and offer their perspective based on their experiences of the Exxon Valdez after-effects.

Dirty Politics for Dirty Fuels

(as published in National Wildlife Federation’s National Wildlife, Aug/Sept. 2009) Many of you wrote letters and placed phone calls to your members of Congress in support of the American Clean …

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