Welcome


to the Alaska Regional Response Team Website. As an advisory board to the Federal On Sceen Coordinator (FOSC), the Alaska Regional Response Team provides federal, state, and local governmental agencies with the means to participate in response to pollution incidents.

What's New?

ARRT Meeting, Tabletop Exercise and Hotwash September 14-16, 2020. 

Public Review/Draft Documents

ARRT and Area Committee Guidelines for Coordination and Consultation with Federally Recognized Tribes
  • Originally drafted in 2014, these guidelines have been updated to reflect the new Contingency Planning structure and formation of Area Committees in Alaska.
    Please submit any comments or questions to Mary Goolie, EPA ARRT Coordinator/Area Planner (goolie.mary@epa.gov). 

ARRT Newsletter to Tribes (Summer 2020)

  • Annual report to federally recognized tribes on the status of the ARRT and recent activities and plan updates.
 

WILDLIFE PROTECTION GUIDELINES FOR OIL SPILL RESPONSE IN ALASKA PUBLIC REVIEW (29 MB)

  • Promulgated August 31, 2020
 

New Documents & Products

ARRT Charter (Updated April 2020)
Prince William Sound Area Continency Plan, version 2018.1 (URL pending)
ARRT January 30, 2020 Meeting Summary
ARRT Status of Revitalization - a summary of recent progress and intiatives
 

EPA Navigable Waters Protection Rule FactsheetsOn January 23, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) finalized the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to define “Waters of the United States” and thereby establish federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act. The rule will become effective 60 days after publication in the Federal Register. The agencies are providing four fact sheets on the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. for additioanl information, please see The Navigable Waters Protection Rule - Supporting Documents

Arctic Council Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) has prepared a video on Basic Oil Pollution Response Principles. This video is available online in 6 chapters. Two additional videos are planned, " Risk and Impact" and Community Planning." We will share these videos as they are available.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

 See ARRT Meetings page for more info on these meetings

ARRT Meetings 

February 8-10, 2020 Alaska Regional Response Team General Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, BP Energy Center. (Exact date of general meeting TBD)

 

Emergency Phone Number
National Response Team: 1-800-424-8802

Contact the ARRT Coordinators:
Marc Randolph, USCG
Mary Goolie, US EPA
Craig Ziolkowski, AK DEC

If you have any comments or recommendations on this website or its contents, please send them to Liza Sanden and/or Mary Goolie.

Alaska Regional Response Team Graphic
Gunn River Drill
Unified Command meeting, Interim Restart PLan