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Media Releases

Council’s Board of Directors to meet in Anchorage

Council's Board of Directors to meet in Anchorage
The Council will hold a Board meeting in Anchorage on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 23-24, 2020. The meeting will be ...
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Recertification application available for public review

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The Council is seeking recertification as the alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, as authorized under the Oil ...
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News release: Board issues position on safeguarding Alaska’s oil spill prevention and response standards

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Input from public critical to protect Alaska coastlines and communities The Council voted on October 29, 2019, to pass a ...
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Long-term monitoring in Prince William Sound shows lowest contamination levels in study’s history

Photo of Austin Love conducting passive sampling for LTEMP project in 2018.
Results from the Council's efforts to monitor the long-term environmental impacts of the operation of Alyeska Pipeline Service Company’s Valdez ...
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Sen. Dan Sullivan introduces legislation to make major improvements to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund

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Legislation includes enhancements supported by Prince William Sound RCAC Monday, the day after the 30th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez ...
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Whittier community engages with on-water oil spill response training

Photo of two of the new Edison Chouest tugs, and an an oil spill response barge who were participating in the training.
The Council held its fourth annual fishing vessel oil spill response training tour in Whittier, Alaska, on September 25, 2018 ...
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Council issues position on safe crude oil tanker transit and escort vessel operation in the Sound

The Seward spill response fleet trains for spill response.
The Council voted unanimously on January 18, 2018, to pass a resolution stating that oil tankers and escort vessels should ...
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Report identifies concerns with tanker escort tugs being built for service in Prince William Sound

Report identifies concerns with tanker escort tugs being built for service in Prince William Sound
The council has identified some areas of concern with the design of the new escort and general purpose tugs under ...
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Council board meeting held in Anchorage

Council board meeting held in Anchorage
The council's board of directors met on January 19 and 20, 2017. Topics included on the agenda included: Presentations by ...
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The Observer Newsletter

The Observer is the council’s free newsletter covering council activities. It also covers developments in the oil transportation industry, news about policy and operational issues related to marine oil transportation, and major oil spill drills. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is invited to submit a column for each issue.

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  • 2018-19 Annual Report - Year In Review | November 19, 2019 | File size: 5.4 MB | Author: PWSRCAC

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