area effected
by the spill

Exxon Valdez.: 20 years after the ecological disaster the oil is still there
immediate environmental
impacts

Exxon Valdez oil spill clean-up
 the clean up


long term environmental
impacts


economic impacts


lessons learned
 

 

THE CLEAN UP

Answer the following questions using the web links provided
or those of your choice.

Click on the links to watch the videos of how
oiled animals are cleaned.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRHFyHUhY9o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFfG4fdRGhU

1.  About what percent of the oil spilled was actually recovered?
      http://www.jomiller.com/exxonvaldez/report.html

2.  What methods are used to contain and clean oil spills?   
      http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/type_topic_entry.php?RECORD_KEY%  
      28entry_topic_type%29=entry_id,topic_id,type_id&entry_id(entry_topic_type)
      =321&topic_id(entry_topic_type)=1&type_id(entry_topic_type)=2

3.   Explain how booms are used in controlled oil burning? 
        (scroll to interactive section of page)  
        http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/04/oil-slick-may-hit-  
        mississippi-delta-by-friday-coast-guard-says.html

       http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boom_(containment)

4.  Explain how animals that have been oiled are cleaned?
      http://www.ehow.com/how_4841658_oil-off-animals-affected-spill.html

5.  What are some of the negative implications of the methods used
     in an oil spill clean up?   
    
http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/topic_subtopic_entry.php?RECORD_KEY%
      28entry_subtopic_topic%29=entry_id,subtopic_id,topic_id&entry_id
      (entry_subtopic_topic)=248&subtopic_id(entry_subtopic_topic)=13&topic_id
      (entry_subtopic_topic)=1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pat DeCandia
June 08, 2010