Twenty-five years ago, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez crashed into a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Eleven million gallons of oil contaminated over 11,000 square miles of ocean and … Read more
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Lessons from Exxon Valdez: Turning Anger to Action
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.
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 … Read more
Reflection from Prince William Sound
Just weeks before the nation’s largest, most destructive oil spill, I flew over Prince William Sound and marveled at its raw untrammeled beauty in mid-winter. It has been twenty years … Read more