HARD AGROUND - Wreck of the Exxon Valdez - March 24, 1989

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03/25/89 Anchorage Daily News CRUDE OIL FOULS SOUND:
TANKER SPILL IS LARGEST EVER IN U.S.

By PATTI EPLER and DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporters

03/25/89 Anchorage Daily News CRUDE OIL FOULS SOUND:
OIL OFFICIALS REACT SLOWLY TO DISASTER

By LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News reporter

03/25/89 Anchorage Daily News BIOLOGISTS DEBATE WAYS TO SAVE FRAGILE MARINE LIFE:
By CRAIG MEDRED and HAL BERNTON, Daily News reporters

03/26/89 Anchorage Daily News OIL KEEPS SPREADING IN SOUND:
STATE SAYS ALYESKA'S CLEANUP EFFORT INADEQUATE, SLOW

By LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News reporter

03/27/89 Anchorage Daily News DAY 3 BRINGS TESTS BUT LITTLE CLEANUP:
By LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News Reporter

03/27/89 Anchorage Daily News IN WAKE OF SPILL, OIL COMPANY PROMISES SOUND A BIT HOLLOW:
By CRAIG MEDRED, Daily News outdoors editor

03/28/89 Anchorage Daily News HOW PROMISES ABOUT TERMINAL STACK UP TO REALITY:
Daily News staff

03/28/89 Anchorage Daily News VALDEZ SPILL BOOSTS U.S. CRUDE OIL PRICES:
The Associated Press,

03/28/89 Anchorage Daily News WEATHER GRABS CONTROL OF SOUND SPILL:
HIGH WINDS PUSH OIL ONTO ISLAND BEACHES

By LARRY CAMPBELL and CHARLES WOHLFORTH, Daily News reporters

03/29/89 Anchorage Daily News DECOMPOSING OIL HITS ISLANDS OF SOUND:
By LARRY CAMPBELL and CHARLES WOHLFORTH, Daily News reporters

03/29/89 Anchorage Daily News PRESIDENT SENDS FEDERAL OFFICIALS TO EXAMINE SPILL:
COWPER SAYS HE SEES NO REASON FOR INTERVENTION FROM WASHINGTON

By DAVID WHITNEY, Daily News reporter

03/30/89 Anchorage Daily News FISHERMEN KEEP OIL OUT OF HATCHERY:
CORDOVA GROUP, STATE OFFICERS SHIELD ONE SMALL CORNER OF SOUND; SLICK THREATENS SEA LIONS

By CHARLES WOHLFORTH and LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News reporters

03/31/89 Anchorage Daily News RESCUERS, CLEANUP CREWS TACKLE VAST SIZE OF SPILL:
By LARRY CAMPBELL and CHARLES WOHLFORTH, Daily News reporters

03/31/89 Anchorage Daily News SLICKS ESCAPE SOUND; SEWARD, PARK SERVICE PREPARE FOR OIL:
By STEVE RINEHART, Daily News reporter

04/01/89 Anchorage Daily News FRUSTRATION GROWS OVER EXXON EFFORTS:
STATE OFFICIALS TIRE OF WAITING FOR COMPANY, WANT TO START CLEANING UP BEACHES

By LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News reporter

04/02/89 Anchorage Daily News COWPER: EITHER CLEANUP PLANS IMPROVE OR PIPELINE CLOSES:
By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

04/02/89 Anchorage Daily News NTSB INVESTIGATES WHETHER SHIP TRIED A SHORTCUT COURSE:
PERILOUS MOVE MAY EXPLAIN TANKER'S POSITION

By CRAIG MEDRED, Daily News outdoors editor

04/02/89 Anchorage Daily News PILOTS IN TREACHEROUS WATERS:
By DOUG O'HARRA, Daily News reporter

04/03/89 Anchorage Daily News FISHERMEN BATTLE TO PROTECT FISH HATCHERY:
By STEVE RINEHART and DON HUNTER, Daily News reporters

04/04/89 Anchorage Daily News HERRING FISHERMEN SHUT OUT:
By STEVE RINEHART, Daily News reporter

04/04/89 Anchorage Daily News SPILL MUDDIES BIG OIL'S REPUTATION, CLOUT WITH LEGISLATURE:
By DAVID POSTMAN, Daily News reporter

04/04/89 Anchorage Daily News TANKERS TO SAIL IN DAYLIGHT:
COAST GUARD REVERSES STAND

By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

04/05/89 Anchorage Daily News CREWS PLAN TO REFLOAT SHIP TODAY:
OFFICIALS SAY HIGH TIDES MAY LIFT VALDEZ FROM REEF

By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

04/06/89 Anchorage Daily News COWPER THREATENS TO CLOSE OIL TERMINAL:
GOVERNOR ORDERS STRICT NEW RULES FOR OIL COMPANIES' SPILL PREPAREDNESS

By DAVID POSTMAN, Daily News Reporter

04/07/89 Anchorage Daily News NTSB TO PREPARE FOR HEARING IN MAY:
By LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News Reporter

04/07/89 Anchorage Daily News OIL HITS SHORES BEYOND SOUND:
By STEVE RINEHART, Daily News reporter

04/08/89 Anchorage Daily News SPILL TRACKERS SAY SLICKS ON COURSE FOR COOK INLET:
By STEVE RINEHART, Daily News reporter

04/09/89 Anchorage Daily News OIL SLICKS EDGE TO THE EAST SIDE OF THE SOUND:
By PATTI EPLER, Daily News reporter

04/10/89 Anchorage Daily News GALE WINDS EXPECTED TO SCATTER OIL IN SOUND:
By CHARLES WOHLFORTH, Daily News reporter

04/11/89 Anchorage Daily News WEATHER GROUNDS OIL TRACKERS; ALYESKA CLEANS UP 168-GALLON SPILL:
By LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News reporter

04/12/89 Anchorage Daily News OIL TRACKERS SEE SIGNS OF CLEANUP BY WIND, WAVES:
By LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News Reporter

04/14/89 Anchorage Daily News MOST OF OIL REMAINS UNTOUCHED:
SPILL'S SIZE STILL OUTSTRIPS THE EFFORTS TO DEAL WITH IT

By CHARLES WOHLFORTH, Daily News Reporter

04/15/89 Anchorage Daily News SELDOVIA PUTS UP ITS OWN DEFENSE AGAINST OIL:
By STEVE RINEHART, Daily News reporter

04/18/89 Anchorage Daily News OIL SKIRTS BOOMS, SKIMMERS TO HIT SEWARD AREA:
By STEVE RINEHART, Daily News reporter

04/27/89 Anchorage Daily News THERE'S REASON TO DOUBT THE NUMBERS OF THE SPILL:
By CHARLES WOHLFORTH, Daily News Reporter

04/29/89 Anchorage Daily News EXXON CHIEF'S STATEMENTS DON'T SQUARE WITH FACTS:
CHAIRMAN OFF MARK ON DISPERSANTS

By DAVID POSTMAN, Daily News reporter

05/01/89 Anchorage Daily News CRUDE FOULS SHORELINE OF THE KATMAI:
By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

05/06/89 Anchorage Daily News TIME WILL TELL HOW THE SOUND RECOVERS:
By CRAIG MEDRED, Daily News outdoors editor

05/14/89 Anchorage Daily News COUNTDOWN TO DISASTER:
THE EVENTS AFTER THE GROUNDING

By PATTI EPLER, Daily News reporter

05/14/89 Anchorage Daily News COUNTDOWN TO DISASTER:
THE EVENTS BEFORE THE GROUNDING

By STAN JONES and LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News Reporters

09/10/89 Anchorage Daily News HAULING CRUDE:
By LARRY CAMPBELL, Daily News reporter

09/11/89 Anchorage Daily News RECORDS DETAIL LONG HOURS WORKED BY CREW OF EXXON VALDEZ:
WORK LOAD MAY POINT TO POSSIBLE VIOLATIONS

By STAN JONES, Daily News reporter

   
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