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Oil Spill Prevention Planning

Through the oil spill prevention planning program, the Council develops positions and recommendations on oil spill response technologies; reviews state and federal contingency plans and plan-related issues; promotes compliance with and enforcement and funding of existing environmental regulations; and promotes the incorporation of local knowledge of sensitive areas in contingency

Corrosion protection system for terminal’s crude oil pipes in good shape overall

Corrosion protection system for terminal’s crude oil pipes in good shape overall
A recent study of operations and maintenance of Alyeska’s cathodic protection system found that the program was “very good;” however ...
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Inoperable radar in Prince William Sound concerns Council

Inoperable radar in Prince William Sound concerns Council
No plans for repair in near future The U.S. Coast Guard’s Vessel Traffic Service, or VTS, which monitors the location ...
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How Alaskans redefined oil spill prevention and response

How Alaskans redefined oil spill prevention and response
Alaska, and Prince William Sound in particular, is known for its world-class oil spill prevention and response system. But it ...
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Oil spill prevention and response services transition to new contractor

Oil spill prevention and response services transition to new contractor
Prince William Sound was a hive of activity this summer. On July 1, Alyeska’s marine services contractor transitioned from Crowley ...
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Changes to oil spill contingency plans approved

Changes to oil spill contingency plans approved
Extensive amendments due to transition The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation recently approved major amendments to oil spill contingency plans ...
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Oil spill contingency plans for Prince William Sound under review

Oil spill contingency plans for Prince William Sound under review
Many changes stemming from transition of marine services contractor to Edison Chouest By Linda Swiss Council Project Manager Updates to ...
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