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


Contact the ARRT Coordinators:

Mark Randolph, USCG
Nick Knowles, US EPA
Patricia Bower, AK DEC


What's New?

Next Meeting  

The next meeting of the ARRT will be May 16th, 2018 in Juneau, AK, at a location to be determined.  An agenda, call-in number, and online meeting link will be posted prior to the meeting. 


The meeting summary for the September 21st ARRT meeting in Cordova, is complete and may be viewed at: Sept Cordova ARRT Meeting Summary2.pdf



NRT Spill Response Survey

The United States Coast Guard, along with its National Response Team
(NRT) partners, is requesting anyone with preparedness and response experience to complete a national online
survey. To participate, visit: The NRT has
established a workgroup charged with improving and modernizing our national area contingency planning
products. It is important to obtain feedback from all parties that have a nexus to the National Response
System. This includes all facility and vessel response plan holders, as well as anyone with experience in any oil
or hazardous substance spill response or planning capacity. To ensure feedback is robust and diverse, all
private, non-profit, local, state, tribal and federal stakeholders with an interest in this topic participate in the
survey are strongly encouraged to participate. Please disseminate as widely as possible.

ARRT January 31 Meeting Notes

Notes from the January 31 ARRT meeting in Anchorage have been finalized, and may be viewed at January Anchorage ARRT Meeting Summary 02FEB2018.pdf


Alaska Oil Spill Technology Symposium

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting its annual symposium March 28-30, at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel.  More details availible at:

Prince William Sound Subarea Committee Meeting

The PWS Subarea Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 20th, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Valdez City Council Chambers.  For more information contact USCG Lieutenant Jason Scott, at (907) 835-7216

Area Contingency Plans and a Regional Contingency Plan for Alaska

At the direction of the ARRT, representatives from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, The U.S. Coast Guard, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are working jointly to establish Contingency Plans for Alaska that conform with the guidance and regulations of the National Contingency Plan.  You can learn for about this effort at:


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