By William R. Freudenburg
The tale of ways a sequence of disasters, missteps, and undesirable judgements resulted in America's largest environmental catastrophe.
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This particular shortcut was not even included as an option in BP’s original application to Minerals Management Service, so the choice required an application for an amended permit. Eager to help, though, the agency approved the amendment that very same day. The second decision involved “cementing in” the final casing.
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Of a 1976 state study that forecast tanker accidents and urged such requirements as double-hulled tankers and tug boat escort beyond Bligh Reef. . • two cutbacks in recent years that probably removed an extra pair of eyes that might have spotted the off-course Valdez. In 1978, the Coast Guard reduced the distance that local pilots had to guide departing tankers and, since 1984, the Coast Guard has cut its radar staff in Valdez to 36 from 60, reduced the radar wattage and decreased the distance required for radar monitoring.