Alaska Regional Response Team to meet with Public in Juneau

    Juneau, AK (KINY) - A meeting will be held on Wednesday in Juneau for the Alaska Regional Response Team.

    According to a Coast Guard press release, the meeting will be held at the Hurff A. Saunders Federal Building, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 8:30am to 5pm that same evening.

    The goal of the meeting is discuss policies that address preparedness and response to discharges of oil and releases of hazardous substances in Alaska and surrounding waters.

    The ARRT is an interagency, intergovernmental coordinating group consisting of representatives of 14 federal agencies, the State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and federally-recognized tribes responsible for developing and maintaining policies for preparedness and response to discharges of oil and releases of other hazardous substances in Alaska and surrounding waters. The ARRT has a supporting role in responding to such releases.

    Public are invited to attend with a public comment period being scheduled. Find Agendas and contact information in regards to the meeting on our website.

     

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