Oil DisasterBook - 2011
How do disasters happen? What damage do they do to people, communities, and the environment? This book looks at some of the worst oil disasters in history. It describes how the emergency services responded, and asks what lessons can be learned in order to prevent such tragedies happening in the future. the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which caused an oil slick covering 2500 square miles the Exxon valdez tanker spill that devastated 1,200 miles of wild Alaskan coastline the firefighters who extinguished 600 oil well fires, following the 1991 Gulf War Book jacket.
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Arcturus Pub., 2011.
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. --