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PWSRCAC to hear updates on oil spill protections

A report on the current state and history of developing sensitive area protection strategies for the Copper River Delta and Flats region in the event of an oil spill is on the agenda for the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council, meeting Thursday and Friday, May 5-6, in Valdez.

Also on the agenda are an activity report by Alyeska Pipeline Service Company on the Valdez Marine Terminal and Ship Escort/Response Vessel System operations, an update from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Spill Prevention and Response, and overview of council-commissioned coursework developed by AVTEC Maritime Training Center in Seward, Alaska, to better prepare mariners, including real life situations with simulator scenarios based on activities occurring in Prince William Sound.

The council will also be seating established directors and committee members, holding an election of new board officers, and hearing updates from council ex-officio members, staff and committees. 

On Friday, May 6, the meeting will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

The meeting at the Valdez Civic Center, is open to the public.  Those wishing to speak during public comments are highly encouraged to sign up ahead of time by emailing Jennifer Fleming: fleming@pwsrcac.org.

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2022-05-05 23:04:14

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