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Southeast Alaska Area

The Southeast Alaska Area Contingency Plan (SEAK ACP) represents a coordinated and cooperative effort by government agencies. This document contains information applicable to pollution response within the Southeast Alaska Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) have written this Area Contingency Plan jointly. It meets the pollution response contingency planning requirements under the National Contingency Plan (NCP) and the Alaska Regional Contingency Plan (RCP) applicable to the State and Federal government.

Plan Documents

The Southeast Alaska Area Contingency Plan (PDF 8.33M)

Last update: September 2018

Area Map (click image to expand)

The Southeast Alaska Area mimics the Captain of the Port Zone and extends seaward from the coastline 200 nautical miles to the Economic Exclusion Zone. The Area also extends inland 1,000 yards. The following geographic zones lie partially within the Southeast Alaska Area:

  • 1 - Southeast Alaska

Outreach Opportunities

Download the Southeast Alaska Area Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)

January 16, 2020 Southeast Alaska Area Committee Meeting Agenda

Ketchikan, Alaska

Time Agenda Item Speaker
1000 Arrival and sign-in (15 min) All
1015 Welcome and Safety Brief (5 min) Kathy Hamblett (USCG)
1020 Introductions (15 min) All
1035 OSC Opening Remarks (10 min) FOSC and SOSC
1045 Minutes from August 2019 (15 min) Kathy Hamblett (USCG)
1100 Break  

Subcommittees Reports

Time Agenda Item Speaker
1110 Administration: Charter and Area Contingency Plan (ACP) (10 min) Kathy Hamblett (USCG), Craig Ziolkowski (ADEC)
1120 Geographic Response Strategies (GRS): Charter and Green Creek & Ward Cover Activity (30 min) LT Maren Murphy (USCG) & Dave Pikul (ADEC)
1145 Lunch  
1315 Challenge  

Presentation and Discussion Topics

Time Agenda Item Speaker
1400 Vessel Traffic Study – Process and Summary (15 min) Dave Pikul (ADEC)
1415 Vessel and Tug Response Concerns (15 min) CDR Mike Kahle (USCG)
1430 Break  
1440 Wildlife Briefing (30 min) Angela Matz
1530 Public Comment (10 min) Open
1540 Worklist Summary and Next Meeting (10 min) All
1550 Closing Remarks (10 min) FOSC and SOSC

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