Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Largest Oil Spill In History 19 years ago

Exxon record profits and still trying to get out of paying. The Captain was a drunk who lost his drivers licence and Exxon still let him captain the boat. I say dismantle the company and distribute it's profits to the people!
From Chicago Tribune

WASHINGTON — It has been almost 20 years since the infamous Joseph Hazelwood and the Exxon Valdez loomed large in the nation's consciousness after the allegedly intoxicated captain beached the supertanker on the rocks of Prince William Sound in Alaska, dumping millions of gallons of oil into the sea.