HARD AGROUND: The Wreck of the Exxon Valdez, March 24, 1989

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EVOS Photo #21
Edward Jones of Valdez wipes oil off of shoreline rocks at Cabin Bay on Naked Island. April 13, 1989 (Anchorage Daily News / Bob Hallinen)
EVOS Photo #22 Exxon Valdez oil spill worker Maria Walker wipes oil from the rocks on a Smith Island beach in Prince William Sound. May 4, 1989 (Anchorage Daily News / Bob Hallinen)
EVOS Photo #23
Exxon Valdez oil spill workers use pressure washers to wash oil from the beach on Smith Island, Prince William Sound. The oil was impounded in the water off of the beach and skimmed from the water. May 2, 1989 (Anchorage Daily News / Bob Hallinen)
EVOS Photo #24
Exxon Valdez oil spill workers use pressure washers to wash oil from the beach on Smith Island, Prince William Sound. The oil was impounded in the water off of the beach and skimmed from the water. May 2, 1989 (Anchorage Daily News / Bob Hallinen)
EVOS Photo #25
Exxon Valdez oil spill workers Paul Piche and Wayne Jackson work at the boom washing station at Herring Bay, Knight Island, Prince William Sound as the clean up operations wind down at the end of summer. September 11, 1989 (Anchorage Daily News / Bob Hallinen)
EVOS Photo #26
A pressurized hot water hose attached to a barge mounted crane is used to clean oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez from the rocky beach of Perry Island in Prince William Sound. June 10, 1989 (Anchorage Daily News / Bob Hallinen)
EVOS Photo #27 Two captains connected by history: Caption Joe Hazelwood ran the Exxon Valdez onto Bligh Reef, a maritime hazard named by Captain James Cook. June 6, 1994 (Anchorage Daily News / Jim Lavrakas)
EVOS Photo #28
A jubilant Brian O'Neill, one of the attorneys for the plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez civil trial, gives the 'thumbs up' to television cameras Friday as he leaves the Federal Courthouse in Anchorage, where the jury awarded plaintiffs in the case $5 billion in punitive damages. (Anchorage Daily News / Evan R. Steinhauser)
EVOS Photo #29
Two sea otters, vitims of the exxon Valdez oil spill, recuperate at a rehab facility set up in a remote cove in Kachemak Bay. (Anchorage Daily News / Jim Lavrakas)
EVOS Photo #30 A dead sea otter coated with crude oil from the Exxon Valdez oil spill was found on the beach of Green Island in Prince William Sound. April 2, 1989 (Anchorage Daily News / Bob Hallinen)

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