The citizens’ council is looking for expert professionals to assist us in carrying out research, commenting on contingency plans, peer-reviewing reports, educating the public, and other tasks related to our mission of promoting safe oil transportation.
We need experts in a wide variety of fields such as oil-related environmental law, oil tanker safety, oil and hydrocarbon-related environmental monitoring, and education.
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The Council is inviting proposals for a project to review and analyze the operation and maintenance of the cathodic protection systems used at the Valdez Marine Terminal. Cathodic protection systems are installed throughout this marine transfer facility on a number of assets including loading berths, crude oil storage tanks, as well as ballast water, fuel, and crude oil piping. Print PDF … Continue reading
Update: The current deadline has passed. Please contact Outreach Coordinator Lisa Matlock (907-277-7222) if you would like to receive notification about the next RFP. Youth Involvement proposals requested for Fall & Winter 2018/2019 The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) is inviting proposals for facilitating learning experiences with Exxon Valdez oil spill region youth. Youth in this case can include students from K-12 formal education, homeschool students, informal education programs, and either formal or informal college-level education. In the past, the PWSRCAC has also sponsored projects for teachers that benefit area youth. Projects should result in better understanding of such topics as: citizens’ oversight, environmental impacts of the operation of the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company oil terminal in Valdez and the oil tankers that call there, oil spill prevention and response planning and operation, and/or other topics related to the Council’s mission. Submittal Deadline May 7, 2018 by 9:00 PM Award Announcement July 1, 2018 For more information and instructions on how to submit a proposal, download the full RFP. Past Projects: Past and ongoing projects have included: youth stewardship expeditions into the marine environment via sea kayak and other vessels, youth monitoring for aquatic invasive species, public oil spill science discovery labs, oil spill science and technology outreach, travel funding for marine stewardship programs, oil spill education website development, K-12 oil spill curriculum writing and testing, travel funding for youth presenting oil spill projects at conferences, oral history projects related to the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and other marine stewardship programs for students with an oil spill connection. More information about past projects can be viewed at the PWSRCAC website. Questions? If you have questions about this request for proposals, please contact Outreach Coordinator Lisa Matlock at 907-277-7222. Print PDF … Continue reading
The Council is looking for experts who are familiar with oil spill contingency planning issues in Alaska. This list identifies and prequalifies technical experts who may be called upon to offer expert advice on the Council’s issues and concerns. Print PDF
The council works to educate Exxon Valdez region youth about the environmentally safe operation of the Alyeska terminal and associated tankers. Working with area youth is vital to fight complacency that can arise if new generations of citizens are not continually reminded of the need for ongoing oil spill prevention. To support this effort, the council is inviting proposals for facilitating learning experiences with Exxon Valdez oil spill region youth. UPDATE: The deadline for submittals has passed. Please contact Outreach Coordinator Lisa Matlock for more information about the next application period. Print PDF … Continue reading