Oregonians Will Never Forget One Of The Worst Environmental Disasters In Our State In 1999
Oregon is no novice when it comes to natural disasters; we’ve suffered horrible wildfires, severe winter storms, damaging floods, landslides, and even tsunamis. Unfortunately, Mother Nature isn’t the only destructive force in Oregon – sometimes man-made disasters cause huge amounts of damage. The New Carissa oil spill in 1999 is considered the worst in the Beaver State’s history.
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