Since the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, Riki Ott has been working to improve conditions for oil spill responders. Below is a selection of correspondance.
Communication to John Dingell requesting an oversight hearing (pdf document) (July, 2007) includes information on the long-term health effects suffered by cleanup workers
Information requested by Senator Hillary Clinton (pdf document) (November, 2001): includes info on worker safety, monitoring and clinical data, OSHA & government oversight, and proposed immediate action.
The effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill (EVOS) on workers and wildlife (pdf document) in response to Sen. Waxman’s committee hearings on U.S. energy industries
Unfinished Business: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Legacy Congressional Briefing by Riki Ott, PhD