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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?

Public Review/Draft Documents

WILDLIFE PROTECTION GUIDELINES FOR OIL SPILL RESPONSE IN ALASKA PUBLIC REVIEW 
  • The public comment period for this document is now closed. The Working Group is working on reviewing and addressing the comments received. For more information, please see the ADEC Response Plans, Public Review webpage

New Documents & Products

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

  • A public webcast discussing the final Navigable Waters Protection Rule will be held on February 13, 2020 - EPA and the Army will hold a public webcast to help explain the key elements of the final Navigable Waters Protection Rule on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Registration is available here. The webcast will be recorded and available online following presentation.

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 

September 14, 2020. Alaska Regional Response Team General Meeting, Valdez, Alaska.

 

Other Meetings 

  • POSTPONED  – Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee Meeting in Fairbanks
  • April 17, 2020  teleconfernce) Alaska SERC Meeting, in Anchorage
  • LEPCA Meeting is cancelled
  • August 20, 2020 Southeast Alaska Area Committee

 

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

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