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Exxon Valdez

Red Light to Starboard
Winter 2014

Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster

Red Light to Starboard

Angela Day
WSU Press, 2014

The Exxon Valdez and its 53 million gallons of crude oil made history on March 24, 1989. In the weeks and months that followed, more than 10 million gallons of oil bubbled into Alaska’s Prince William Sound.

Thousands of company menus, recorded meetings, news articles, and government documents provided Angela Day ample material for her book.

She corrals those notes and perspectives from whistleblowers, cannery workers, … » More …