Published: August 11, 2012
A variety of links and resources related to the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
Karen Devine ARCO Captain
Exxon's Oil Spill Anniversary Site
Two papers to be presented at the International Oil Spill Conference in Seattle this March. (http://www.valdezscience.com)
1999 International Oil Spill Conference prospectus (March, 1999 -- Seattle)
Scientific papers on oil spill recovery worldwide. Updates on the latest in spill containment and cleanup technology and tactics. Sponsored by the American Petroleum Institute, the International Petroleum Institute, the International Maritime Organization, the US Coast Guard, and the EPA. (http://www.iosc.org)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration "Spotlight" on the Exxon Valdez
Valdez Oil Spill Photographs.
Alaska Department of Environmental ConservationIncludes information on the regulation of shipping, air and water quality, seafood processing and a special section on the Exxon Valdez spill. (http://www.state.ak.us/local/akpages/ENV.CONSERV/home.html)
Alaska Forum for Environmental Responsibility
An environmental watchdog group that tracks the oil industry and publishes details of whistle blower complaints about safety and environmental problems. (http://www.alaska.net/~afervdz/)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Prince William Sound: An Ecosystem in Transition. (http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/bat/about.html)
Prince William Sound Oil Spill Recovery Institute
A site for the nuts and bolts of organizing and carrying out
spill containment and cleanup. (http://www.pwssc.gen.ak.us/osri)
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council
A Valdez-based citizen's watchdog group, funded by a tax on the oil industry. Contains environmental monitoring reports, a list of events marking the Valdeze anniversary, and an oil spill prevention and contingency plan. (http://www.alaska.net/~pwsrcac)
Alaska Sea Life Center
A combination aquarium, community education and research center. (http://www.alaskasealife.org/)
Alaska Youth Area Watch
Contains information on environmental research and monitoring by Alaskan student groups. (http://www.micronet.net/users/~yaw/)
International Maritime Organization
This site is a source for finding international maritime treaties and regulations. (http://www.imo.org/)
National Response Center
The NRC is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills. (http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/index.html)
The international association of independent tanker owners, representing 60 percent of the world's 3371 oil tankers. Site includes "port disbursements" and a "Y2K Bulletin. (http://www.intertanko.com
U.S. Coast Guard Port State Information eXchange
Allows users to track the spill record of any tanker, by name. (http://psix.uscg.mil/VesselSearch.asp)
Oil Spill Intelligence Report
Trade newsletter that tracks spill statistics worldwide. Includes specialized research and analysis. (http://www.cutter.com/oilspill)
IPIECA, the International Petroleum Institute Environmental Conservation Association
The Association represents the views of its members in public forum and provides an interface between the petroleum industry and the United Nations Agencies. (http://www.ipieca.org/)
The company with the largest production of Alaska oil (http://www.bpamoco.com) Photo of the 800 mile Trans-Alaska Pipeline (http://www.arco.com/Corporate/careers/arco1/pipe.html)
Illustrated History of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
(Promoting a new book by Dermot Cole, Amazing Pipeline Stories). (http://www.newsminer.com/heartland/hland71397/pipe.html)
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