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    Luis Carlos Clavijo
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2. What happen?
When the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker bound for long beach, hit the Prince William Sounds Bligh Reef and spilled an estimated of 40.9 million liters or 250,000 barrels of crude oil.
3. Where does this happen?
This accidenthappenedin Prince William Sound, Alaska on March 24, 1989.
This accident is considered to be 1 of the most devastating human causes environmental disasters ever to occur in the history
4. Why does this happen?
It happen because the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker hit Prince Williams Sound`s Bligh Reef, throwing all the oil to the sea.
5. Consequences
Some of the consequences are :
Many animals and ecosystems died.
Many money was lost in this accident.
6. Gulf of Mexico oil spill
7. This was caused or this happen because a unknown origin make the drilling rig to collapse, breaking the pining hat connected the drill to the well, 5000 ft below the sea level.
8. Theoilspill of thegulf of Mxico, a catastrophic explosion that caused an oil spill from a BP offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the shoreline early Friday morning,happen inApril 20, 2010. This oil spill is on track to become the worst oil spill in history, surpassing the damage done by the Exxon Valdez tanker that spilled 11 million gallons of oil into the ecologically sensitive Prince William Sound in 1989.
When does this happen ?
9. Where do this happened
This accident happened near the gulf of Mexico, April 20 2010, affecting all the cities around it.
10. How?
This accident happened when an oil company was taking oil from the seafloor by using a pipe system. This pipe system was badly plugged causing an explosion.


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