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August 31, 1989 | PATRICK LEE, Times Staff Writer
Exxon Corp. elected a well-regarded marine scientist to its board Wednesday--fulfilling a promise that it would add a director with an environmental background--but the appointment drew mixed reviews from environmental groups who had favored a stronger advocate. John H. Steele, 62, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts and president of its governing body, was elected to a one-year stint on Exxon's board, bringing its total membership to 15.
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August 31, 1989 | PATRICK LEE, Times Staff Writer
Exxon Corp. elected a well-regarded marine scientist to its board Wednesday--fulfilling a promise that it would add a director with an environmental background--but the appointment drew mixed reviews from environmental groups who had favored a stronger advocate. John H. Steele, 62, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts and president of its governing body, was elected to a one-year stint on Exxon's board, bringing its total membership to 15.
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March 23, 1990 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Refinery worker Walter Blusewicz has noticed a change in Exxon Corp.'s attitude in the year since one of its tankers disgorged 10.9 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Alaska. From the highest corporate levels to the smallest detail, Exxon is scrutinizing every operation with an eye toward improving its environmental and safety record to prevent additional accidents, he said.
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