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Valdez

(văldēz`), city (1990 pop. 4,068), Valdez-Chitina-Whittier census div., S Alaska, at the head of Valdez Arm inside Prince William SoundPrince William Sound,
large, irregular, islanded inlet of the Gulf of Alaska, S Alaska, E of the Kenai peninsula. It has many bays and good harbors; the large Columbia Glacier flows into Columbia Bay, in the N central portion.
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; inc. 1901. It has tourist and fishing industries, as well as salmon spawning grounds. The city's excellent, nearly landlocked ice-free harbor was explored and named by the Spaniards in 1790. Valdez was established (1898) as a debarkation point for those seeking a route to the Yukon gold fields that would obviate the necessity of paying duty to Canada. Following a devastating earthquake and tidal wave in 1964, the city was rebuilt at a location 5 mi (8 km) west of the old site. Valdez is the southern terminus of the trans-Alaskan oil pipeline, built in the 1970s, that originates in Prudhoe BayPrudhoe Bay,
inlet of the Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean, N Alaska, in the Alaska North Slope region, east of the Colville River delta. In 1968 one of the largest oil reserves in North America was discovered in Prudhoe Bay.
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. Its port facilities were greatly enlarged in the mid-1970s. On Mar. 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez hit a reef near Valdez and spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound. Clean-up efforts ensued, but much wildlife was killed or endangered as a result of the environmental disaster.
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My plan is to make solar and wind power more accessible to everyone in Colorado by expanding PACE (property assessed clean energy) and allowing everyone to choose solar regardless of income," explains Valdez.
We will be glad to work out a debate schedule when the voters become more focused on the race, but this primary won't be won on 30-second debate responses," Valdez spokesman Kiefer Odell said in a statement.
We're really happy and blessed that they trust our team,' said Valdez in Filipino.
I was amazed by all the opportunities that came my way this 2017 and it was just a dream to go out to play for different countries like Thailand and Taiwan," said Valdez.
The Alaska Gasline Port Authority, a seventeen-year-old municipal government partnership between the city of Valdez and the Fairbanks North Star Borough, has long promoted a North Slope natural gas pipeline to Valdez, with an LNG plant and marine terminal to serve Asian export markets.
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Valdez also played in the 2006 World Cup after moving to Dortmund earlier that summer from Werder Bremen.
Valdez has given his old pals on the street plenty to be proud of with his progress in the game.
She said, 'Obviously you aren't going to be able to give us a thumbprint'," the Daily Telegraph quoted Valdez as saying.
Valdez replaced Rafael Furcal at shortstop in the third inning and went 1 for 2, doubling into the right-field corner off one-time Dodgers pitcher Buddy Carlyle in the fifth.
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