Exxon Valdez oil spill

This photo taken Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Valdez, Alaska, shows a sea otter in the bay near the ferry dock. The U.S. Geological Survey report released Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, concludes sea otters in Alaska's Prince William Sound have recovered to levels seen before the Exxon Valdez oil spill nearly 25 years ago.  (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Sea otters declared recovered following 1989 spill

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal study of Prince William Sound sea otters affected by crude oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez has concluded that the marine mammals have returned to pre-spill numbers a quarter […]


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High-stakes trial begins for 2010 Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A high-stakes trial started Monday to assign blame and help figure out exactly how much more BP and other companies should pay for the nation’s worst offshore oil spill.



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