Exxon Valdez oil spill (22 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 24 March, a major oil spill occurred when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck Bligh Reef in Alaska’s Prince William Sound.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Exxon Valdez oil spill". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5732, accessed 20 October 2016.]