1990 Photo Contest, Nature, 2nd prize

Eric Mencher

The Philadelphia Inquirer

01 January, 1989

Crude insult to nature. The gloved hand of a rescue worker cradles an oil-soaked victim of the supertanker Exxon Valdez, which struck a reef and burst open on March 24 pouring eleven million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound.

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Eric Mencher

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