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

Matt Cullin builds life of growth and success out of expertise in corrosion and failure analysis

Matt Cullin builds life of growth and success out of expertise in corrosion and failure analysis
At his job as the director of the University of Alaska Anchorage’s BP Asset Integrity and Corrosion Lab, Matt Cullin ...
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A journey through time: New Council report documents history of tanker contingency plan

Photo shows crews tending boom around the Solomon Gulch Hatchery, about 2 miles from the terminal. Early in the spill response, Alyeska deployed this protective boom around the hatchery and nearby Valdez Duck Flats. No oil reached either site. Both sites are particularly sensitive to oil contamination. Sensitive areas like these are identified before a spill occurs and response plans are tailored to each site. These plans save time during the critical first hours of a response.
Thousands of pages of documents. Countless meetings and workgroups. Over thirty years of oil spill drills and exercises. That’s what ...
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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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