Recertification application for public review

The Council is seeking recertification as the alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, as authorized under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90). The application has been submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard, which is charged with assessing whether the Council fosters the general goals and purposes of OPA 90 and is broadly representative of communities and interests as envisioned under OPA 90.

The recertification application is available for public review:

To obtain a printed copy, contact PWSRCAC at (907) 277-7222, toll-free (800) 478-7221, or email

How to submit comments

DEADLINE: Comments need to reach the USCG by Feb. 8, 2023, and should reference “PWSRCAC Recertification Docket USCG-2022-0707” in the subject line.

Commander, 17th Coast Guard District (dpi)
PO Box 25517
Juneau, AK 99802
Attn: LT Benjamin Bauman
Inspections & Investigations

News release: 

Prince William Sound RCAC Recertification Application For Public Review - Dec 2022 (75 KB)

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