Division of Spill Prevention and Response


The Prevention and Emergency Response Program protects public health, safety and the environment by preventing and mitigating the effects of oil and hazardous substance releases and ensuring their cleanup.

Our primary services include:
  • Leading the state‚Äôs response to spills.
  • Responding to spills through Area Teams located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau.
  • Implementing the Incident Command System for large events.
  • Planning, developing and coordinating a statewide hazardous materials response team.
  • Preventing and reducing the occurrence of spills from unregulated sources.