Changes to how dispersants are authorized for use during an oil spill are being proposed by the Alaska Regional Response Team (ARRT). The ARRT is a combination of federal, state and local agencies that share responsibilities for managing oil and chemical spill responses in Alaska.
The ARRT asked for members of the public and stakeholder groups to review the draft Oil Dispersant Authorization Plan, and is providing an opportunity for comment.
Update: The ARRT’s deadline for written comments was February 14, 2014.
For more information visit: Alaska Regional Response Team
Council’s comments submitted February 2014:
To help you understand the issues, the council prepared several documents: