Editor's note: Nicole Whittington-Evans is The Wilderness Society's Alaska Director. In this blog she reflects on the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound and the lessons to be learned for Alaska's Arctic waters today.
Lois Epstein, P.E., is an engineer and the Arctic Program Director for The Wilderness Society.
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Update (Monday, Sept.
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