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  2. Exxon Valdez oil spill - Wikipedia

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    The Exxon Valdez oil spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 24, 1989.. The Exxon Valdez spill is the second largest in U.S. waters, after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, in terms of volume of oil released.

  3. Peak oil - Wikipedia

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    Peak oil is the moment at which economically viable extraction of petroleum starts to permanently decrease. It is related to the distinct concept of oil depletion; while global petroleum reserves are finite, the limiting factor is not whether the oil exists but whether it can be extracted economically at a given price.

  4. Rex Tillerson - Wikipedia

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    Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American engineer and energy executive who served as the 69th U.S. secretary of state from February 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018, under President Donald Trump.

  5. E. D. Hirsch - Wikipedia

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    Early life. Hirsch was born on March 22, 1928, in Memphis, Tennessee. His parents were Eric Donald Hirsch, Sr., and Leah (Aschaffenburg) Hirsch. His father was a cotton broker who worked for Allenberg Cotton and was honored as "Cotton Man of the Year for 1956."

  6. Effects of Hurricane Ike in Texas - Wikipedia

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    Two oil rigs were adrift in the Gulf of Mexico, but crews had prepared to secure both rigs as soon as the water conditions settled. As of September 19, a revised total of 49 oil and gas platforms, of the 3,800 in the Gulf, were considered destroyed (compared with 44 destroyed during Hurricane Katrina).

  7. Criticism of Google - Wikipedia

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    Criticism of Google includes concern for tax avoidance, misuse and manipulation of search results, its use of others' intellectual property, concerns that its compilation of data may violate people's privacy and collaboration with the US military on Google Earth to spy on users, censorship of search results and content, and the energy consumption of its servers as well as concerns over ...

  8. Voicemail - Wikipedia

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    A voicemail system (also known as voice message or voice bank) is a computer-based system that allows users and subscribers to exchange personal voice messages; to select and deliver voice information; and to process transactions relating to individuals, organizations, products, and services, using an ordinary phone.

  9. Copyright Clause - Wikipedia

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    The clause actually confers two distinct powers: the power to secure for limited times to authors the exclusive right to their writings is the basis for U.S. copyright law, and the power to secure for limited times to inventors the exclusive rights to their discoveries is the basis for U.S. patent law.