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13/06/1994 Exxon found liable for Exxon Valdez oil spill

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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: In the Wake of Disaster | Retro Report | The New York Times

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25th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez oil spill March 24, 1989

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It's been almost 19 years since the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The company was supposed to pay $2.5 bil

A federal jury found Exxon Corp. liable for the tanker crash that sent nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound in 1989, causing the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. The Valdez spill is the second largest in US waters, in terms of volume released, after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
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    • Political consequences and reforms 

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