Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Cook Inlet Geographic Response Strategies: Kachemak Bay Zone

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Site Selection

The workgroup developed GRS for 21 sites in the zone. The map below shows the GRS sites. You may also download the site selection matrix and site selection matrix key utilized in the site selection process. The site selection process involved a consideration of environmental sensitivity, risk of being impacted from a water borne spill; and feasibility of successfully protecting the site with existing technology.

The Geographic Response Strategies (GRS) and tactics described on this site and in the subarea plans, are NOT prescriptive in nature. They are recommended deployment configurations for initial responders. They can, and should, be adjusted to fit the current situation and environmental conditions.

A detailed description of the site selection process can be found here or by following the link under the Quick Links section.