Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Unified Plan

Alaska Federal/State Preparedness Plan for Response to Oil & Hazardous Substance Discharges/Releases (Unified Plan)


  • Comment Period Ended May 31, 2016

    Proposed Unified Plan Update

    March 2016

  • Update to Annex B Factsheet


The public comment period for the Proposed Unified Plan Update March 2016 related to the Regional Stakeholders Committee process ended on May 31, 2016.  The state received comments from 24 entities. The comments have been compiled and presented to the On Scene Coordinators Workgroup, the authors of the proposal. The On Scene Coordinators Workgroup, a team consisting of all state and federal on scene coordinators, will be developing a plan to adjudicate the comments.


Updates will be posted to this website as they become available.  If you have questions you may contact


by e-mail to decsparplanning@alaska.gov


or by mail to:

Jade Gamble, ADEC,

43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite 11,

Soldotna, AK 99669.

Introduction (PDF 1.66MB)
Annex A - Introduction (PDF 527K)
Annex B -- Unified Response Organization (PDF 178K)
Annex C --Operational Administration (PDF 161K)
Annex D --Plan Review And Update Procedures And Schedule (Updated Dec 2015, PDF 138K)
Annex E -- Summary Of Area Resources (PDF 764K)

Annex F -- Chemical Countermeasures

Appendix 1: Oil Dispersant Guidelines (Updated Jan 2016, PDF 2.7MB)

Appendix 2 & 3: In Situ Burning Guidelines & Technology Protocols (PDF 636K)

Annex G -- Wildlife Protection Guidelines For Alaska (Updated Oct 2012, PDF 1.99MB)
Annex H -- Health, Safety And Training (PDF 224K)
Annex I -- Public Affairs (PDF 598K)
Annex J --Radiological Response Procedures (PDF 246K)
Annex K --Applicable Memoranda Of Understanding/Agreement(MOU/MOA) (PDF 160K)
Annex L --Hazardous Materials (PDF 634K)
Annex M --Historic Properties Protection Guidelines for Alaska Federal On-Scene Coordinators (PDF 151K)
Annex N --Shoreline Cleanup And Assessment Guidelines (PDF 18K)
Annex O -- Places of Refuge Guidelines (Updated September 2013, PDF 280K)
Annex P – Marine Firefighting, Vessel Salvage & Lightering (PDF 177K)
Annex V – Volunteers (PDF 19K)

Annex Z --Definitions And Acronyms (PDF 72K)

  denotes plan sections currently being updated



Recommendations to improve the Unified Plan are always welcome and can be submitted to http://www.alaskarrt.org/Comment/Default.aspx or decsparplanning@alaska.gov. Please write “*** Unified Plan Feedback ***” in your subject line to ensure your comments can be queried and prioritized by agency planning staff.