The Valdez Star - Serving Prince William Sound and Copper River Basin

By Lee Revis
Editor Valdez Star 




State of Alaska

Department of Environmental Conservation

An application for amendment of an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan, under Alaska Statute 46.04.03 and in accordance with 18 AAC 75, has been received by the Department of Environmental Conservation. The details are as follow:

Applicant: Tom Stokes

Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (Alyeska)

PO Box 196660, MS 502

Anchorage, AK 99519-6660

Proposed Activities: The preparation of an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan, supported by adequate resources, which demonstrates the applicant's ability to plan to contain, control and clean up an oil discharge from the Valdez Marine Terminal oil terminal facility.

Location: Valdez, Alaska

Potential Result: A potential risk exists of oil spills entering the lands and waters of the state as a result of this operation.

Activity Identified: State Contingency Plan Number 14-CP-4057, Alyeska Number CP-35-2

To provide comments regarding this application, write to Ron Doyel, Department of Environmental Conservation, 213 Meals Ave, #17, Valdez, Alaska, 99686, by facsimile to (907) 835-2429 or email at The comment period opens July 22, 2015, and will extend for 30 days to August 20, 2015. Requests for additional information must be received by August 14, 2015. The comment period may be extended in accordance with 18 AAC 75.455. Copies of the application are available for public review at the Department's office at the above listed address, the Alaska Resource Library and Information Services (ARLIS), and the Valdez Consortium Library.

The Department will hold a public hearing on the plan application if it determines that good cause exists. Residents in the affected area or the governing body of an affected municipality may request a public hearing by writing to the Department of Environmental Conservation, at the above address prior to August 20, 2015 (day 30). The State of Alaska, Department of Environmental Conservation complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Natalie Wolf at (907) 269-0291 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 prior to August 20, 2015 (day 30) to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 07/18/2019 19:45