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. 

Council updates position on dispersant use during an oil spill

Council updates position on dispersant use during an oil spill
Prevention and mechanical recovery should remain primary options The Council's Board of Directors has updated the organization’s position on use ...
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Council chronicles history of spill protection plans for Copper River Delta and Flats

Photo of the Copper River Delta and Flats region. The image shows a wide muddy flat delta with a small island and mountains in the distance. The Copper River Delta and Flats include salmon spawning areas, seabird nesting areas, and cultural and recreation sites that need protection from oil spills.
A new Council report tells the story of how Cordovans, the oil industry, and government agencies came together in the ...
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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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