Environmental Monitoring

The Council conducts scientific research on risks to the environment from tanker and terminal operations. Council research documents levels of pollution and biological effects and help us better understand new technologies and the costs or benefits associated with their use.

Request for Proposals: Review of EPA Air Quality Rule

Request for Proposals: Review of EPA Air Quality Rule
The Council is inviting proposals to evaluate the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule that amended the 2004 National Emissions ...
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How has subsistence harvest changed over time in the Exxon Valdez oil spill region?

This graphic image demonstrates how the number of different resources harvested by the average household decreased over time. In 2003, 21 different types of resources were harvested. In 2014, the average household harvested just 13 different types. Data compiled from five Alaska communities: Tatitlek, Cordova, Chenega, Port Graham, and Nanwalek.
The Exxon Valdez oil spill changed the harvest and use of wild resources in Southcentral Alaska. Various anecdotal reasons such ...
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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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Science Night 2019

On December 5, the Council hosted Science Night, an evening to hear about the latest research affecting the safe transportation ...
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Long-term monitoring in Prince William Sound shows lowest contamination levels in study’s history

Photo of Austin Love conducting passive sampling for LTEMP project in 2018.
Results from the Council's efforts to monitor the long-term environmental impacts of the operation of Alyeska Pipeline Service Company’s Valdez ...
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Science Night 2018

Science Night 2018
On Thursday, December 6, the Council will host our annual Science Night at the Embassy Suites in Anchorage (600 E ...
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