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First Mess Up, Then Mop Up

In the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill last March, Captain Joseph Hazelwood was widely viewed as America's Environmental Enemy No. 1. As the dimensions...

Interview with LAWRENCE RAWL: Exxon Strikes Back

Q. Exxon bashing is now in vogue. While Johnson & Johnson got good press for its handling of the Tylenol scare in 1982 and Perrier won praise recently for...

Environment: The Two Alaskas

The state's name comes from an Aleutian word that means "great land." And no one who has ever seen Alaska's panoramic peaks, its rushing rivers and teeming...

Exxon Valdez: The Big Spill

A captain with too much alcohol in his blood turns over command of his tanker to an unqualified third mate. The mate shouts contradictory orders to the helmsman...

Milestones Jul. 5, 1999

RECOVERING. STEPHEN KING, 51, horror novelist; from injuries sustained after he was hit by a van near his Lovell, Me., summer home; at a hospital in Lewiston...

Notebook: May 26, 1997

WINNERS & LOSERS REAPING WHAT YOU SOW [WINNERS] HOMER The ancients rule! Wandering Odysseus may finally find Nielsen heaven with TV mini-series REPUBLICAN...

The Week June 12-18

NATION The Simpson Tragedy After leaving a note proclaiming his innocence and leading police on an extraordinary freeway chase televised live across the nation,...

The Week May 8-15

NATION It's Breyer for the Court Ending weeks of intense speculation, President Clinton on Friday nominated Boston Federal Appeals Judge Stephen Breyer to...

Environment: Joe's Bad Tripon the Exxon Valdez

A rather unique way to renew old acquaintances — I can certainly think of more pleasant and certainly less "newsworthy" ways to do it, though. These days, after...

An Oil Slick Trips Up Exxon

Not since the energy shocks of the 1970s has a Big Oil company been so vilified. From corner filling stations to the halls of Congress, Exxon came under attack...

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