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The Week in Pictures: Exxon Valdez Oil Still Trapped in Alaskan Beaches, and More

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20,000 Gallons of Exxon Valdez Oil Still Trapped in Alaskan Beaches

It's been over 20 years since the Exxon Valdez ran into a reef and spilled nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound, but according to new research published in Nature Geoscience about 20,000 gallons remain trapped in the gravel beaches of Alaska.

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Image credit: Jim Brickett via flickr.

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