Tag1989 Exxon spill

BP wants us to forget — even as oil from Exxon’s spill in 1989 is still coming ashore


A few of you may not remember 1989 very well, but I do. America was experiencing the first few months of the George Bush presidency — not the son but the father, George H.W. Bush. The B-52s and “Love Shack” were at the top of the music charts. But the spring’s big news story was the crash of the giant oil tanker the Exxon Valdez, which ran aground under the command of its...

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