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

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March, 1989


03/25/89 Anchorage Daily News BIOLOGISTS DEBATE WAYS TO SAVE FRAGILE MARINE LIFE:
By CRAIG MEDRED and HAL BERNTON, 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 CRUDE OIL FOULS SOUND:
TANKER SPILL IS LARGEST EVER IN U.S.

By PATTI EPLER and DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporters

03/26/89 Anchorage Daily News CAPTAIN GETS DRUG, ALCOHOL TEST IN VALDEZ:
TWO CREWMEN ALSO TESTED; MECHANICAL FAILURE RULED OUT

By DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporter

03/26/89 Anchorage Daily News OIL OFFICIALS HOPE DISPERSANTS WILL DILUTE THE SPILL:
By CRAIG MEDRED, Daily News reporter

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 REPORT OF CAPTAIN"S DRINKING DISPUTED:
UNQUALIFIED THIRD MATE AT CONTROLS

By GEORGE FROST and DAVID HULEN and RICHARD MAUER, Daily News reporters

03/27/89 Anchorage Daily News OFFICIALS SAY CLEANUP SKILLS WEAK FOR YEARS:
By PATTI EPLER, 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

03/27/89 Anchorage Daily News SPILL COULD ADD TO DEVELOPMENT FOES' ARGUMENTS:
By DAVID WHITNEY, Daily News reporter

03/28/89 Anchorage Daily News CAPTAIN'S RECORD SHOWS 3 ALCOHOL ARRESTS:
By DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporter

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

03/28/89 Anchorage Daily News SPILL DOOMS SOUND ANIMALS:
COUNTING BODIES IS ALL ANYONE CAN DO, STATE WILDLIFE OFFICIAL SAYS

By CRAIG MEDRED, Daily News outdoors editor

03/29/89 Anchorage Daily News SPILL PROMPTS CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION:
STATE TO DECIDE IF PROSECUTION WARRANTED; INQUIRY FOCUSES ON TANKER CAPTAIN

By DAVID POSTMAN and GEORGE FROST and DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporters

03/29/89 Anchorage Daily News SKIPPER'S MOTHER CONFIRMS HE HAD DRINKING PROBLEM:
The Associated Press

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

03/29/89 Anchorage Daily News BIOLOGISTS FEAR FOR FATE OF HATCHERY FISH:
By CRAIG MEDRED, Daily News outdoors editor

03/30/89 Anchorage Daily News INVESTIGATOR SAYS ALCOHOL SMELLED ON SKIPPER'S BREATH:
By DAVID HULEN, 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

03/30/89 Anchorage Daily News CORDOVA FEARS END OF THE LINE:
By DAVID POSTMAN, Daily News Reporter

03/30/89 Anchorage Daily News NOTHING TO DO:
By ELIZABETH PULLIAM, Daily News reporter

03/30/89 Anchorage Daily News SCIENTISTS SEE LENGTHY RECOVERY:
By CRAIG MEDRED, Daily News outdoors editor

03/30/89 Anchorage Daily News VALDEZ FOLKS FEEL "CHEATED':
By CHARLES WOHLFORTH, Daily News Reporter

03/30/89 Anchorage Daily News 2 FISHERMEN FILE FIRST LAWSUIT OVER SPILL; MORE SUITS LIKELY:
By SHEILA TOOMEY, Daily News reporter

03/31/89 Anchorage Daily News NTSB: CAPTAIN TOO DRUNK TO RUN SHIP:
EXXON FIRES SKIPPER; STATE CONTINUES INVESTIGATION TO DECIDE ON PROSECUTION

By DAVID POSTMAN and SHEILA TOOMEY, 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

   
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