Exxon Valdez

El 24 de marzo de 1989 el petrolero «Exxon Valdez», con una carga de 1,48 millones de barriles de crudo, derramó en la bahía de Prince William Sound, Alaska, 37.000 toneladas de hidrocarburo. Alaska vivió la peor tragedia ecológica de su historia al encallar el petrolero y verter millones de litros de crudo sobre más de 2.000 kilómetros de costa. Para la limpieza de la marea negra se utilizaron aspiradores, mangueras de agua caliente a presión, se trasladó el crudo que aún contenía el Exxon Valdez a otro petrolero. Los daños a la fauna que se produjeron en esta zona aún se siguen estudiando.

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