Recalling an environmental disaster: The Exxon Valdez

– ON THIS DAY –
On March 24, 1989, the nation’s worst oil spill occurred as the supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on a reef in Alaska’s Prince William Sound and began leaking 11 million gallons of crude.
See New York Times article:
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/on-this-day/March-24?th=&emc=tha213&nl=todaysheadlines

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