Talk of Alaska: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, 20 Years Later

The nation’s worst oil spill happened here in Alaska on Good Friday twenty years ago. The Exxon-Valdez oil spill galvanized public opinion nationwide, and led to strong new laws and a concern about marine conservation that has grown ever since. But has that concern truly taken hold here in Alaska? For the next two weeks, the issues surrounding the Exxon-Valdez spill will be the subject on Talk of Alaska from APRN.

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HOST: Steve Heimel


  • Charles Wohlforth, author of a forthcoming book on the spill and marine conservation, former Anchorage Daily News reporter
  • Nancy Lethcoe, author of Cruising Guide to Prince William Sound
  • Live callers statewide


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide

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