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June 2010 Report Released by ARLIS on the Exxon Valdez Spill

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posted on Jun, 6 2010 @ 11:26 PM
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This 11 page report was just released this month, June 2010, by ARLIS, which is Alaska Resources Library and Information Services.

It contains unique links, faqs and unique resources from ARLIS including the following:


"Among the many unique items at ARLIS are:

Alyeska Emergency Center recordings — audio recording and transcript of excerpts of telephone calls made from 4:57 a.m. on March 24, 1989 to 6:00 a.m. on March 26, 1989 by Exxon and Alyeska officials, including Frank Iarossi, Don Cornett, George Nelson and Steve Dietrich.

DOMS Reports: Alaska Oil Spill Cleanup Support — daily reports from the U.S. Army, Director of Military Support on the military involvement in the spill cleanup.

EVOS Trustee Council Public Record — an extensive collection that documents the Council’s twenty years of research and restoration work, and contains damage assessment studies, restoration project reports, annual restoration work plans, land appraisals, administrative policies and procedures, budget and financial reports, briefing papers, meeting transcripts, resolutions, public comments, and other materials used in the Council’s decision process. ARLIS also houses the Administrative Records for the 1994 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement.

Exxon Corporation’s bibliography of EVOS related research — citations to 403 scientific journal articles on research funded by Exxon, current to December 15, 2008. Contact ARLIS at reference@arlis.org to request the PDF.

Exxon Corporation’s publicity materials — brochures, newsletters, and booklets on cleanup operations and environmental impacts.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Federal Trial Transcript, 1994, A89‐0095 civil.

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill State Trial Transcript, 1994, 3AN‐89‐2533 civil.
• Hazelwood Trial Transcript and Exhibits — material from the 1990 trial of Joseph Hazelwood, captain of the T/V Exxon Valdez, including a video recording of closing arguments.
• National Transportation Safety Board Hearings on the Grounding of the T/V Exxon Valdez, May 16–20, 1989 — video recordings and transcript.
• On the Rocks: The Great Alaska Oil Spill — a board game invented in 1989 by Richard Lynn of Valdez and sold by On the Rocks Enterprises for $16.69, the hourly wage that Exxon’s contractor paid its cleanup workers.
• Sea otter treatment records — Seward Otter Rescue Center files documenting the care of oiled sea otters in 1989, including daily observation logs, diet and medical treatment.
• Shoreline Oiling Evaluations — Surveys conducted from 1989 through 1993 by interagency groups to assess oiling conditions in the spill area; organized by survey, geographic area, and shoreline segment number. Impact maps and summary reports are included.
• United State of America v. Exxon and Exxon Shipping, public comments on the criminal plea and consent decree, 1990.
• Valdez Vessel Traffic Center Radio Transmissions, March 23–24, 1989 — audio recording and transcript, including Captain Joseph Hazelwood’s notification that the tanker had run aground."
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It also includes:

"Frequently Asked Questions about the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Opinions differ on various aspects of the oil spill.
Information from a variety of perspectives and sources is provided wherever possible.
These sources represent a fraction of the materials available at ARLIS.
Contact ARLIS for more information.
How did the Exxon Valdez oil spill happen?
Summary: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, Details about the Accident.
Details: Federal On‐Scene Coordinator’s Report, U.S. Coast Guard, 1993.
State On‐Scene Coordinator’s Report, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, 1993.
National Transportation Safety Board Report, 1990.
Alaska Oil Spill Commission Final Report, 1990.
Alaska Oil Spill Commission Final Report, Executive Summary.
Alaska Oil Spill Commission Final Report, Appendix A–I, Miscellaneous Reports.
Alaska Oil Spill Commission Final Report, Appendix J–L, Miscellaneous Reports.
Alaska Oil Spill Commission Final Report, Appendix M, Legal Research Reports.
Alaska Oil Spill Commission Final Report, Appendix N, Chronology.
U.S. Coast Guard National Response Team Report to the President, 1989.
Chronology of the spill:
Summary: Federal On‐Scene Coordinator’s Report, U.S. Coast Guard, 1993, page 22.
Details: Alaska Oil Spill Commission Final Report, Appendix N, 1990.
U.S. Coast Guard National Response Team Report to the President, 1989.
Exxon’s Chronology, 1989.
How much oil was spilled?
Sources: Federal On‐Scene Coordinator’s Report, U.S. Coast Guard, 1993.
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, Questions and Answers.
Total cargo: T/V Exxon Valdez carried 53,094,510 gallons (1,264,155 barrels) of oil.
Amount spilled: 20% of total cargo = 10.8 million gallons = 257,000 barrels = 38,800 metric tonnes
Remaining cargo: 80% of the cargo (44 million gallons) was retained in the tanker and lightered off to the T/V Exxon Baton Rouge, Exxon San Francisco, and Exxon Baytown. Lightering began March 25, 1989 and was completed April 4, 1989."
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And since BP was the party responsible for the initial cleanup of this spill from 1989, it's an important set of documents for comparison and reference purposes to the current spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Source: www.arlis.org...



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posted on Jun, 7 2010 @ 10:36 PM
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EVOS Trustee Council Public Record — an extensive collection that documents the Council’s twenty years of research and restoration work, and contains damage assessment studies, restoration project reports, annual restoration work plans, land appraisals, administrative policies and procedures, budget and financial reports, briefing papers, meeting transcripts, resolutions, public comments, and other materials used in the Council’s decision process. ARLIS also houses the Administrative Records for the 1994 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement.


This will be one of the most important parts of this release in my eyes.

Thanks for posting this and pointing it out.

S&F for you.

Peace.



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