Exxon Valdez oil spill 25 years later

The tankers Exxon Baton Rouge, left, and Exxon

The tankers Exxon Baton Rouge, left, and Exxon Valdez, right, continue to pump oil on March 27, 1989, after the Valdez ran aground, March 24, in Prince William Sound, on the southern coast of Alaska. In the foreground is an ice floe from the Columbia glacier. (Credit: AP/Rob Stapleton)

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The Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground at Bligh Reef about 25 years ago on March 24, 1989, in Alaska's Prince William Sound, spilling nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into the water.

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