Alaska’s Oil Spill Response Planning Standard: History and Legislative Intent

The PWSRCAC funded Nuka Research to create a report that tells a compelling story of how regulators, politicians, oil industry executives, and international spill response experts came together to analyze the response capacity of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. This report looked closely at the history and legislative intent behind the actions taken following … Read more

Facilitation of Contaminated Sites

Nuka Research supported ADEC to discuss options for improving the cleanup of contaminated sites on state-owned lands in Alaska. The project included developing a background document on the history of inter-agency coordination on site identification, tracking, and cleanup and facilitation of meetings with land-owning or land-managing state agencies. Areas of agreement and disagreement were summarized … Read more

Oil Spill Response Exercise Improvement Analysis

To support ADEC’s ongoing effort to enhance their oil spill response exercise program, Nuka Research developed an extensive outreach project to identify issues and solutions to improve compliance with state oil spill response preparedness regulations. Using state of the art collaboration software, we collected and analyzed thousands of comments from industry; local, state, tribal and … Read more