Today marks 25 years since the Exxon Valdez tanker carrying 53 million gallons of crude oil struck Bligh Reef, Alaska releasing its toxic cargo into the water.
Exxon Valdez oil spill workers recover and clean birds soiled by crude oil spilled when the tanker ran aground. Photo by Bob Hallinen
Damaged tanker Exxon Valdez in dry dock after accident causing massive oil spill in Alaska. Photo by Brent Clingman