The Living on Earth Almanac

Living on Earth

This week, an update on where the Exxon Valdez and the captain who ran it aground–Joseph Hazelwood–are today. The ship was salvaged and renamed, and now carries oil from the Middle East to Europe. Capt. Hazelwood was acquitted on charges of being intoxicated on duty, but was convicted of a misdemeanor. This summer, he begins serving his sentence: 1000 hours on litter patrol along Alaska highways.

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