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. 

The Council’s Work

Council News

News release: Board issues position on safeguarding Alaska’s oil spill prevention and response standards

Photo of the 2019-2020 Council Board of Directors
Input from public critical to protect Alaska coastlines and communities The Council voted on October 29, 2019, to pass a ...
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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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Request for Proposals: Port Valdez Metocean Buoy Support

Request for Proposals: Port Valdez Metocean Buoy Support
The Council is inviting proposals from a contractor to provide support services for its two weather/metocean buoys currently installed and ...
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Request for Proposals: Review internal inspection of crude oil storage tank 8

Request for Proposals: Review internal inspection of crude oil storage tank 8
The Council is inviting proposals for a project to review the 2019/2020 internal inspection and repair of crude oil storage ...
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Request for Proposals: Creation of online resources to support the Regional Stakeholder Committee

Photo of the Valdez Duck Flats.
The Council is inviting proposals to create online resources that will explain and support the Regional Stakeholder Committee (RSC) process, ...
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Transparency is the foundation of public trust

Donna Schantz
By Donna Schantz Executive Director Public trust in our oil spill prevention and response system took many years to rebuild ...
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Shares of pipeline and terminal expected to change hands this year

Storage Tanks at Valdez Marine Terminal
Lack of public information about BP to Hilcorp sale leads to concerns Late last year, Hilcorp Energy Company announced that ...
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Alaska’s oil spill laws and regulations opened for public review

Alaska’s oil spill laws and regulations opened for public review
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation recently began a process to review and potentially change oil spill laws and regulations ...
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