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

A journey through time: New Council report documents history of tanker contingency plan

Photo shows crews tending boom around the Solomon Gulch Hatchery, about 2 miles from the terminal. Early in the spill response, Alyeska deployed this protective boom around the hatchery and nearby Valdez Duck Flats. No oil reached either site. Both sites are particularly sensitive to oil contamination. Sensitive areas like these are identified before a spill occurs and response plans are tailored to each site. These plans save time during the critical first hours of a response.
Thousands of pages of documents. Countless meetings and workgroups. Over thirty years of oil spill drills and exercises. That’s what ...
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Year in Review: 2020-2021

Year in Review: 2020-2021
The Council’s latest annual report, Year in Review: 2020-2021, is now available! The annual report covers the many programs and ...
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Important public comment period now open

Important public comment period now open
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) is proposing changes to regulations that protect Prince William Sound. The comment period ...
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Council Board meeting will be virtual, January 27-28

Council Board meeting will be virtual, January 27-28
The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council will hold a virtual board meeting, via video and teleconference, on Thursday ...
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