The Alandia Stream Incident
Saturday 26th June 1999
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Islanders hardly dare imagine the massive
that could have occurred had the tanker Alandia Stream
come ashore on Fair Isle
|Exxon Valdez Aftermath by Riki Ott, Spring 1999
Parts 1, 2, and 3 can be found on Defenders of Wildlife web site
biologist Riki Ott has fished commercially in Cordova, Alaska, for ten years. She
wrote Alaska's Copper River Delta (University of Washington Press) and is now writing a
book about the Exxon Valdez Spill. For more information, please see Survivors of the Exxon
Valdez Oil Spill.
Photograph by Tim Andrew
If 78,000 tonnes of crude oil threatened
government would be looking for action - they wouldn't be
waiting until the next time.
Neither should the community of Fair Isle.
We need action now!
Fair Isle Committee and Community Association
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