Essays Tagged: "Prince William Sound"

Oil in america

the Exxon company chooses now to forget. On a morning in May,1989 the ship The Exxon Valdez was in Prince William Sound and during the transport of the fuel there was a leak along the pipeline. This ...

(5 pages) 180 1 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

This Essay is on the Exxon Valdez Incident

impact it would do to the future of the oil industry and after effects.The Exxon Valdez grounded in Prince William Sound, Alaska. The captain of the Exxon Valdez had had a history of substance abuse p ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Man and Ocean

they try to clean it with their mouth.On March 24 1989. The oil tanker exxan valdez van aground in Prince William Sound in Alaska. It spilled over 11 million gallons of crude oil. The effect on the l ...

(5 pages) 121 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Privately Owned Gasoline Powered Vehicles Should be Limited

1989(Nadis 16). The Valdez was carrying 11 million gallons of oil, and a drunk captain, across the Prince William Sound at the time of the disaster. All 11 million gallons poured out, thereafter seen ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.6 Feb/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Exxon Valdez.

ng March 24, 1989, an oil tanker the Exxon Valdez was en route from the Valdez oil terminal through Prince William Sound. The captain, Joseph Hazelwood radioed in to say he was changing course. He did ... ing fertilizers on parts of the beaches saturated in oil.4. On March 24, 2039, I would predict that Prince William Sound will look very nice. Yes, despite the terrible hardships I believe that this re ...

(4 pages) 132 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Corporate Social Responsibility in Business

dative or a proactive response. Exxon took an accommodative response when there was an oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska. After being hassled by the public, it decided to do a clean up and ope ... s of social or environmental issues..."(State Chamber of Commerce, 2001, 5). As stated by S. Jackie Prince and Richard A. Denison, "ethical considerations needs to be expanded to environment and socia ...

(8 pages) 775 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


largest oil spill to occur was when the Exxon Valdez went aground and covered 4,800 square miles in Prince William Sound, Alaska. This spill killed 35,000 sea birds, 10,000 otters, and at least nine w ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography


makes the material easier to see and process.Conducive with those findings is research conducted by Williams, Littell, Reinoso, and Greve (1994), which showed that neuropsychological models of attenti ... ll do poorly on task performance when the colors presented are not visually pleasing. Specifically, Williams et al. (1994) investigated this area of research using children with diagnosed Attention De ...

(5 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Exxon Vadez Incident-Brief Overview

ignment 6-1The Exxon Valdez IncidentOn March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound. The oil tanker had encountered icebergs and steered out of the shipping lanes ... vering or adapting. The mussel beds that were effected may take as long as thirty years to recover (Prince William Sound: An Ecosystem in Transition).The Exxon Valdez accident and the subsequent batch ...

(3 pages) 79 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Exxon Valdez oil spill.

the ship was replaced and renamed the sea river Mediterranean. It is prohibited by law to return to Prince William Sound.I think that this is a serious issue and something needs to be done to stop it ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Exxon Valdez

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Exxon Valdez Disaster: an analysis of the company's response and the repercussions of those responses

the short term effects of the firm?The short term consequences to Exxon as a result of the spill in Prince William Sound were the cost of the cleanup, the reaction of the stock markets and the sociolo ... om Statement - The Condition of Prince William Sound (n.d.). Retrieved May 20, 2006, from ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Oil InAlaska

t has already been destroyed. A destructive incident occurred in the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound that demolished years of natural orders, and life cycles that were cut short be ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

ce of tragic events which occurred on March 24, 1989. When the oil tanker hit the Bligh Reef in the Prince William Sound, 11 million gallons of crude oil turned the pristine blue waters black and dead ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oil Spills

e reef and something black, thick and disturbing leaks out of the ship into the beautiful waters of Prince William Sound. Your attention suddenly turns to a fish shimmering in the waters. Without hesi ... ghtmare. In the first month after the wreck, rescuers estimated 15,000 otters killed in the area of Prince William Sound. Following that was the death of over 100 bald eagles and 36,000 seabirds of al ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cleaning up after the exxon valdez was a mistake

rough many hours of research I have determined that the spill cleaning techniques used to clean the Prince William Sound area of Alaska did more harm than leaving the oil where it was. The Alaskan oil ... ounters, including birds and sea otters. Abelson) There has been one report of a minor fish kill in Prince William Sound. Observations at other oil spills indicate that dispersed oil is not toxic to z ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Exxon Valdez

proactive but reactive was the incident of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on March 24, 1989 in Alaska's Prince William Sound. This was the largest oil spill in the United States history. In many eyes it s ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Environmental Sciences and Ethics Paper-Exxon Valdez

using eight holes to be punched into the hull. The Exxon Valdez started spilling its cargo into the Prince William Sound, ultimately about 11 million gallons of crude oil. Cousins called the Captain b ... eska, when they were seeking approval for the pipeline, boasted and promised that the operations in Prince William Sound would be the safest in the world. The Alyeska safety plan called for containmen ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Moby Slick: A Case Study Analysis of the Exxon

Alaska is home to many inhabitants such as herring or salmon, sea otters, seals and killer whales. Prince William Sound located in the south central region of Alaska, which covers 3000 miles of the m ... s by 5 miles long, (Bennett, 2009).What makes the disaster different from others is the location of Prince William Sound. This remote area of Alaska is only accessible by boat or helicopter. With thes ...

(9 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy