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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Council News

New weather buoys establish PORTS® information for Valdez, Alaska

New weather buoys establish PORTS® information for Valdez, Alaska
The Council has partnered with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to stream real-time data to NOAA's PORTS (Physical Oceanographic ...
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September 2020 Board of Directors Meeting – Virtual

Tanker in Prince William Sound
The Council held a virtual board meeting on Thursday and Friday, September 17-18, 2020. Visual presentations given during the meeting ...
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Systems at fault in April Valdez Terminal spill identified

Systems at fault in April Valdez Terminal spill identified
On April 12, a sheen was reported near the small boat harbor at the Valdez Marine Terminal. Investigations identified the ...
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Technology study demonstrates importance of the Council’s independent research

Technology study demonstrates importance of the Council’s independent research
A new study evaluating methods of establishing tow lines between an escort tug and a tanker in distress is a ...
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Community Corner: Peer listeners build community resilience

Photo of Betsi Oliver, outreach coordinator.
By Betsi Oliver Outreach Coordinator After the Exxon Valdez oil spill, a Council project assessed the social impacts of the ...
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From the executive director: EPA’s temporary policy limits inspections and enforcement actions

Donna Schantz
By Donna Schantz Executive Director In March, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a temporary policy on how to handle ...
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