Exxon Valdez

Alaskan Oil Spill By: Anna,Peyton, and Madi

What caused the disaster?

A tanker caused the oil spill or disaster. They spilled over 11 million gallons of oil. Before The Deep Sea Horizon oil spill The Alaskan Oil Spill was the worst spill in The United States of America.

Who was Affected by the Disaster?

Alot of people were afected espcially animals evirorment and alot of people.Their was 11,000 people were helping and 1,000 boats were helping.In the oil spill teir was alot of animals affected,more than 250,000 sea birds and thoundsands od outters and seals were affected too.

How was the Disaster cleaned up?

The U.S Coast Guard helped clean up the oil spill right away. Clean up efforts by people were great. Did you know that 1,000 yo 1,400 people helped cleaning up. Most of the volunteers did the less danderous things. They cleaned up the oil on top of the surface. That is how the disaster was cleaned up.
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Are resources

  • www.epa.gov
  • web.stanford.edu
  • The New York Times
  • content.time.com