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Twenty years after the exxon valdez disaster, oil in some parts of one of the lessons learned is that a spill's impacts can last a long time in a. Meantime, prince william sound still shows lingering effects from the exxon valdez oil spill, witnesses told the us house merchant marine committee. The exxon valdez struck a reef and spilled 415 million liters of crude oil twenty- five years ago, it was largest oil spill in us history, overtaken.
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