Research the Exxon Valdez and Prince William Sound Case

Research the Exxon Valdez and Prince William Sound Case in Box 3.2 on page 67 of your Trusted Criminals text. Answer the following questions: What has happened to the key players since the events in this case?

Research the Exxon Valdez and Prince William Sound Case

Research the Exxon Valdez and Prince William Sound Case in Box 3.2 on page 67 of your Trusted Criminals text. Answer the following questions:
What has happened to the key players since the events in this case?
Were the consequences they experienced as a result of their role appropriate under the circumstances and why?
What preventive and detective controls can be put in place to prevent this from happening again?
Trusted Criminals: White Collar Crime in Contemporary Society 4th Edition David O. Friedrichs 2010.0 Wadsworth

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How did the Exxon Valdez oil spill affect people?
When oil spilled from the Exxon Valdez oil tanker in 1989 into Alaska’s pristine waters, animals and birds felt the immediate effects. For example, shortly after the spill, one quarter of a million seabirds, 2,800 otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas were kill ed.

What did we learn from the Exxon Valdez oil spill?
It decimated salmon fisheries. … It wiped out hundreds of thousands of sea birds, and billions of salmon and herring eggs. Courtesy the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. The “highly unlikely” devastated 28 types of animals, from mussels and clams to salmon, bald eagles, cormorants, and killer whales.

What animals were affect ed by the Exxon Valdez oil spill?
The best estimates are: 250,000 seabirds, 2,800 sea otters, 300 harbor seals, 250 bald eagles, up to 22 killer whales, and billions of salmon and herring eggs. The majority of dead birds identified (74%) were murres. Most (88%) were kill ed outside of Prince William Sound.

Which of the following consequences was a result of the Exxon Valdez environmental disaster?

Some 2,000 sea otters, 302 harbor seals and about 250,000 seabirds died in the days immediately following the spill. … The results, Peterson says, “showed that oil has persisted in surprisingly large quantities for years after the Exxon Valdez spill in subsurface reservoirs under coarse intertidal sediments.

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