Oil Spill Response Operations

Through the Oil Spill Response Operations program, the Council monitors activities related to the operational readiness of oil spill response personnel, equipment, and organization of the trans-Alaskan pipeline shipping industry. This program monitors oil spill incidents, drills, and exercises within Prince William Sound and evaluates response readiness. 

Seward community engages with on-water oil spill response training

Seward community engages with on-water oil spill response training
The Council held its fishing vessel oil spill response training observation tour in Seward, Alaska, on April 14, 2022. Before ...
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Drills and exercises affected by pandemic again in 2021

Drills and exercises affected by pandemic again in 2021
The Council has released its annual report on drills and exercises conducted in Prince William Sound in 2021. This report ...
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New tool to support Regional Stakeholder Committee

New tool to support Regional Stakeholder Committee
Do you know if you or your community is prepared to advocate for themselves in the case of an oil ...
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Compromise reached over habitat protections

Compromise reached over habitat protections
Sensitive areas guaranteed swift protection when threatened by an oil spill Conflicting views over the timing associated with protecting two ...
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Industry drills test equipment and personnel

Industry drills test equipment and personnel
Drills and exercises conducted last year in Prince William Sound continued to test the new vessels and equipment brought in ...
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Systems at fault in April Valdez Terminal spill identified

Systems at fault in April Valdez Terminal spill identified
On April 12, a sheen was reported near the small boat harbor at the Valdez Marine Terminal. Investigations identified the ...
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