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The EXXON Valdez Oil Spill a Report to the President

  title={The EXXON Valdez Oil Spill a Report to the President},
  author={Samuel K. Skinner},
  • S. Skinner
  • Published 29 May 2010
  • Environmental Science
Prepared by the National Response Team, this report was requested by the President and undertaken by Secretary of Transportation Samuel K. Skinner and Environmental Protection Agency Adminstrator William K. Reilly. The report addresses the preparedness for, the response to, and early lessons learned from the Exxon Valdez incident. The President has also asked Secretary Skinner to coordinate the efforts of all federal agencies involved in the cleanup and Adminstrator Reilly to coordinate the… 

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30 President's representative

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    • 1989

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      4 4. Total Number Of Vessels On Scene

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