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Exxon Valdez master cleared

Title
Exxon Valdez master cleared
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
26 Jul 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:02:08
Description
Report on Exxon Valdez master Joseph Hazelwood being cleared of all serious charges in connection with the tanker’s oil spill and how the US Coast Guard failed to process blood samples properly. Includes comment from Hazelwood’s lawyer, Michael Challos; Commander Chris Desmond, US Coast Guard; Mike Matz(?), the Sierra Club environmental group. Paul Woodley reports.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Michael Challos; Chris Desmond; Mike Matz(?)
Keywords
USA; Pollution; Legal procedure; Seaborne disasters; Ships; Petroleum industry; Alaska; Oil pollution; Marine pollution; Coastguard services; Blood testing; Exxon Valdez; Ship masters; Joseph Hazelwood; US Coast Guard

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