The Alaska Regional Response Team participates in two exercises annually and at the request of agency exercise planners.   The purpose of this page is to facilitate awareness of recent and upcoming exercises.

Exercise and Response After Action Report, Lessons Learned and Improvement Plans will also be available here, as appropriate.


Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation exercise website: https://dec.alaska.gov/spar/ppr/prevention-preparedness/exercises/schedule/

U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Shield exercise: https://www.pacificarea.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/District-17/Arctic-Shield/

Alaska Regional Response Team Exercises:

September 21, 2022, Yukon River Trans Alaska Pipeline System Discharge ARRT Member Exercise

This exercise revisits the 2020 scenario, with similar injects seeking a more detailed assessment of agency capabilities to assist a major response in a remote location.

September 2020, Yukon River Trans Alaska Pipeline System Discharge 

This exercise scenario was developed from the Alaska Scenarios Compendium and a previous internal EPA tabletop exercise conducted in 2016. The After Action Report for the EPA exercise informed the resource requests included in this exercise.