Europe's turn to practice tanker safety

January 1993
U.S. News & World Report;1/18/93, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p19
Discusses the spill from the tanker Braer that gushed millions of gallons of crude oil into the North Sea after it ran aground off Britain's Shetland Islands last week. Comparison of this spill with that of the Exxon Valdez in Alaska in 1989; The fate of the wildlife; The outcome of the spill could have been worse; How the accident might not have happened.


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