Board of directors meeting held in Anchorage on January 21 and 22


The council’s board of directors met January 21 and 22 at the Embassy Suites in Anchorage.

Topics on the agenda included:

  • A presentation by the Alaska Tanker Company on how they are addressing requirements and technology related to federal ballast water regulations.
  • A presentation by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation on their efforts to comply with the State Legislature’s intent, as outlined in the operating budget, that a plan be developed to reduce costs for the state and private entities related to oil spill response drills and exercises.
  • Approval of a report that describes major new advances in technologies designed to detect the genetic effects of hydrocarbons in mussels.
  • Consideration of a resolution in support of the installation of an independently operated weather station at the Valdez Marine Terminal to provide real-time wind and wave data to the public.
  • A presentation on recent rulemaking related to oil spill limits of liability under the federal Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund.

Meeting documents are available here:  January 21 and 22 PWSRCAC Board Meeting.


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