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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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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PWSRCAC Board meeting scheduled for May will be virtual only

PWSRCAC Board meeting scheduled for May will be virtual only
Update on COVID-19 impacts on Council activities The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council is scheduled to hold a ...
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UPDATED: Request for proposals: History of Contingency Planning

UPDATED: Request for proposals: History of Contingency Planning
UPDATE: The deadline for this RFP has been extended to April 21, 2020 at 5 p.m. due to COVID-19. Please ...
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Council recertified as official citizens’ advisory group in Prince William Sound

Council recertified as official citizens’ advisory group in Prince William Sound
The U.S. Coast Guard has recertified the Council as meeting its responsibilities under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. In ...
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Council comments on State’s public scoping

Council comments on State's public scoping
Yesterday the Council submitted comments on the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's public scoping on the state's oil spill contingency ...
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Transparency is the foundation of public trust: RCA should require release of Hilcorp financial information

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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Request for Proposals: Crude Oil Piping Inspections Review

Request for Proposals: Crude Oil Piping Inspections Review
The Council is inviting proposals for a project to review procedures and results of the internal and in-line crude oil ...
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