APES CASE STUDY: THE EXXON VALDEZ OIL STUDY: THE EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL 1) View: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: In the Wake of Disaster/Retro Report/The New York Times(12:10 min) 2) Use the website ...

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<ul><li><p>NAME:_______________________________________DATE:_________PER:______ </p><p>CASE STUDY: THE EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL </p><p>1) View: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: In the Wake of Disaster/Retro Report/The New York Times(12:10 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaRdUHrUnBs </p><p>2) Use the website below to research and answer the questions on a separate sheet. Reference: http://www.evostc.state.ak.us/ ( I suggest checking the Q &amp; A section first) </p><p>a) When and where did the oil spill occur? </p><p>b) Who was the captain of the ship? </p><p>c) How did the accident happen? </p><p>d) How much oil was the ship carrying? How much oil, in gallons, was spilled? </p><p>e) At the time, The Exxon Valdez spill was the largest oil spill in the U.S.. However it does not even rank </p><p>in the top 50 worldwide. Why was it considered to be </p><p>one of the worst oil spills in terms of environmental </p><p>damage? </p><p>f) How many miles of shoreline were impacted by the oil? </p><p>g) How did wave action from winter storms affect the oiled beaches? </p><p>h) List and briefly describe methods used to clean up the oil. ( Hot water treatment, high pressure, mechanical </p><p>cleanup, bioremediation) </p><p>i) How many animals (and type) are estimated to have died due to the spill? </p><p>j) Describe two ways in which oil harms wildlife. </p><p>k) How were the animals cleaned? </p><p>l) What were the criminal and civil settlements dollar amounts? ( see Settlement) </p><p>m) Is there still lingering oil? ( see Lingering Oil) </p><p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaRdUHrUnBshttp://www.evostc.state.ak.us/</p></li><li><p>CASE STUDY: BP/GULF OF MEXICO OIL SPILL 1) View: Timeline of the Gulf oil disasterNational Wildlife Fed. </p><p>(4:23 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSemeLtri3o </p><p>2) View: Stories from the Gulf / NRDC NRDCflix ( 21:33 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8a-QOKVS9lo </p><p>a) How many people were killed in the BP Oil Spill? </p><p>b) How much oil was spilled? </p><p>c) How long did it take to stop the flow of oil? </p><p>d) What steps were taken to fix the problem? </p><p>e) Where did the accident occur? </p><p>f) What states were impacted? </p><p>g) List the economic impact the oil spill had on local businesses. ( Tourist trade, fishing industry, etc) </p><p>h) What is dispersant? </p><p>i) List physical symptoms people in the area suffered from exposure after the spill. </p><p>j) What is unique about the Louisiana coastal area? How is it impacted by the oil industry? </p><p>k) As of Dec. 2010, how much money has BP spent on cleanup? ( http://www.bp.com/en_us/bp-</p><p>us/community/commitment-to-the-gulf-of-mexico.html ) </p><p>3) View Deepwater Horizon Blowout AnimationAlertometer (11:22 min). </p><p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NQ8LehUWSE </p><p>This is an interesting, technical, account of what caused </p><p>the accident. </p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSemeLtri3ohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8a-QOKVS9lohttp://www.bp.com/en_us/bp-us/community/commitment-to-the-gulf-of-mexico.htmlhttp://www.bp.com/en_us/bp-us/community/commitment-to-the-gulf-of-mexico.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NQ8LehUWSE</li></ul>

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