Citizens promoting the environmentally safe operation of the Alyeska terminal and associated tankers.

The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council was formed after the Exxon Valdez oil spill to provide a voice for citizens affected by decisions related to the Alyeska pipeline terminal and associated tankers. 

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Funds available for educational projects related to our mission

Funds available for educational projects related to our mission
The Council works to educate Exxon Valdez region youth about the environmentally safe operation of the Alyeska terminal and associated tankers. Working ...
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New buoys now streaming weather conditions from Port Valdez

Photo of new buoy deployed in 2019.
Two new buoys are now in place and broadcasting weather conditions in the vicinity of the Valdez Marine Terminal. The ...
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30 years after Exxon Valdez

Title is Then and Now: 30 Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
How has oil transportation changed in Prince William Sound since 1989? The immediate cause of 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill ...
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How Alaskans redefined oil spill prevention and response

Governor Steve Cowper signs into law a suite of bills developed to enhance Alaska’s oil spill preparedness in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Photo courtesy of David Rogers
Alaska, and Prince William Sound in particular, is known for its world-class oil spill prevention and response system. But it ...
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Now hiring: Accountant

Now hiring: Accountant
The Council is hiring a full-time accountant. This position is principally responsible for accounts payable processing, contract records administration, travel ...
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Strong regulations are a result of hard lessons

Strong regulations are a result of hard lessons
By Donna Schantz Executive Director The oil spill prevention and response system created for the Valdez Marine Terminal and associated ...
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Council’s Board of Directors met in Kenai

Tustamena Lake on Kenai Peninsula near Kenai
The Council’s Board of Directors met in Kenai on Thursday and Friday, September 19 and 20, 2019 ...
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Staff news: Long-time science manager retires

Staff news: Long-time science manager retires
Joe Banta, project manager for the Council’s environmental monitoring program, retired this past April. In 1990, Banta was the first ...
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