Free copies of Dr. Riki Ott’s book for educators!
In “Out of Balance”, Dr. Riki Ott talks about the lasting damage caused by the Exxon Valdez spill, and about Exxon’s methods of responding to the spill.
Dr. Ott, an independent marine toxicologist and environmental writer, is now offering her acclaimed book, “Sound Truth and Corporate Myth$ : The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill” free to educators. Go to https://shop.soundtruth.info for more information.
The effects of the Valdez spill continue today, from unpaid punitive damages, to depleted salmon and herring runs, to clean-up workers suffering with serious health issues attributable to the work they did years ago.
Sound Truth and Corporate Myth$ is an outstanding resource for understanding the ongoing effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
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National Environmental Trust
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Natural Resources Defense Council
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