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NM fuel spill threatens Albuquerque water supply

Environmentalists call it the largest threat to a city's drinking water supply in history, as much as 24 million gallons of jet fuel - or twice the size of the Exxon Valdez oil spill - seeping into an underground aquifer and steadily toward this drought-stricken city's largest and most pristine wate Full story

New book goes inside Exxon Mobil

  Author Steve Coll joins Morning Joe to discuss his new book "Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power," which begins with the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 and focuses on the company's former CEO Lee Raymond.

‘This is an environmental tragedy that dwarfs the Exxon Valdez’  

  Conservationist Chris Pallister on the challenge to clean up the debris that has washed ashore off the Alaskan coast.  It’s believed the debris is from last year’s Japanese Tsunami.

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Matt O'Brien sorts shrimp to determine their value at Tiger Pass Seafood.
Matt O'Brien sorts shrimp to determine their value at Tiger Pass Seafood.

Matt O'Brien sorts shrimp to determine their value at Tiger Pass Seafood in Venice, La., Sept. 17, 2011. Those who work in the Gulf seafood industry, as well as their lawyers, have watched closely for signs of a species collapse similar to those after the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska.

Shane Jepsey, left, and Michael Spry wait for work at Ken Lee Seafood in Lafitte, La.
Shane Jepsey, left, and Michael Spry wait for work at Ken Lee Seafood in Lafitte, La.

Shane Jepsey, left, and Michael Spry wait for work at Ken Lee Seafood as a small trawler floats by in Lafitte, La., Sept. 17, 2011. Those who work in the Gulf seafood industry, as well as their lawyers, have watched closely for signs of a species collapse similar to those after the 1989 Exxon Valdez