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Notice of Request for Adjudicatory Hearing

On: ADEC's Approved Amendments to the Valdez Marine Terminal Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan

Requestors
Valdez Fisheries Development Association, Inc. (VFDA)
Contested Decision
ADEC’s Approval of Amendments to the Valdez Marine Terminal Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan
Respondent
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
Location
Valdez Marine Terminal located in Valdez, Alaska
Background
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) approved the amendment to the Valdez Marine Terminal Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan. The Valdez Fisheries Development Association (VFDA) requests an adjudicatory hearing on this decision and also requests a stay of these amendments.

Download a copy of the adjudicatory hearing and stay request (PDF). Copies may also be obtained by writing to Gary Mendivil, Hearing Liaison, Office of the Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation, P.O. Box 111800, Juneau, AK 99811-1800; by phoning Mr. Mendivil at 907-465-5061; by faxing a request to 907-465-5070; or by email to Gary.Mendivil@alaska.gov.

The Office of Administrative Hearings has granted an extension of time for the Spill Prevention and Response (SPAR) Division to respond to the request for adjudicatory hearing. The department will extend this same opportunity to the public. Any person who wished to file a response to the request for adjudicatory hearing must do so by serving a response on the Office of the Commissioner, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, by January 12, 2018. As provided in 18 AAC 15.210, any person who wishes to file a response to the request for stay must do so by serving a response on the Office of the Commissioner, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation by December 20, 2017. Written responses on the request may be served by mail addressed to Gary Mendivil, Hearing Liaison, Office of theCommissioner, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, P.O. Box 111800, Juneau,AK 99811-1800, by facsimile to 907-465-5070, or by email to Gary.Mendivil@alaska.gov.

The Commissioner or his designee will issue a decision on the request for adjudicatory hearingpursuant to 18 AAC 15.220 and 18 AAC 15.210. The Alaska Department of EnvironmentalConservation complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are aperson with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in thisprocess, please contact Natalie Wolfe at 907-269-0291 to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

Notice dated: December 19, 2017.