In the Wake of the "Exxon Valdez": The Devastating Impact of the Alaska Oil Spill

Blending eyewitness accounts with an overview of the human cost and consequences of the wholesale destruction of one of our last remaining wilderness areas, here is the full story of the Exxon Valdez disaster 24 black and white photographs 4 maps.
In the Wake of the Exxon Valdez The Devastating Impact of the Alaska Oil Spill Blending eyewitness accounts with an overview of the human cost and consequences of the wholesale destruction of one of our last remaining wilderness areas here is the full story of the Exxon Valdez

  • Title: In the Wake of the "Exxon Valdez": The Devastating Impact of the Alaska Oil Spill
  • Author: Art Davidson
  • ISBN: 9780871566140
  • Page: 489
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “In the Wake of the "Exxon Valdez": The Devastating Impact of the Alaska Oil Spill”

    1. An interesting book written less than a year after the grounding of the Exxon Valdez, “In the Wake of the Exxon Valdez” describes the clean-up attempts, along with the politics that surrounded it, at Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez catastrophe.When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in March 1989, millions of gallons of oil spilled out into the water. Though there were supposed to be plans in place to combat oil spills, the spill very quickly overwhelmed the people trying to protect th [...]

    2. One of the best environmental books about what happened in Prince William Sound and over all. It's hard to believe that it's over 20 years ago that it happened, and I now know two places in AK (one in Los Anchorage and Valdez) where you can buy souvenir Exxon V. oil in a small vial (sure it's a clean up gimmick, but it's also a token lesson).The book is not merely an accounting of events (chronology), but also a summary of the PR effort and the tactics and strategies used by locals and Exxon (an [...]

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