Regional Citizens Advisory Council

Representing citizens in promoting environmentally safe marine transportation and oil facility operations in Cook Inlet since 1990.
Scholarship winners announced
Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council is happy to announce the 2021 scholarship recipients, Dylan Bender and Austin Cline.

Bender graduated in May from Eagle River High School and was awarded the Capt. Barry Eldridge Memorial Scholarship for Maritime Studies.

Cline graduated in May from Homer High School and received the James Carter Memorial Scholarship for Environmental Studies. Cline is a past winner of the Caring 4 the Kenai contest for his work on recycling and ocean sustainability.

(Photo: Dylan Bender (L) and Austin Cline)
HB 104 Update
As the state legislature continues into a special budget session, CIRCAC continues to call on lawmakers to pass House Bill 104. We are specifically interested in Section 5 of the bill which would increase the state’s refined fuel surcharge to one and a half cents per gallon.

We encourage you to reach out to your representatives in the legislature and let them know that having adequately trained and compensated staff within state regulatory agencies is a key component in preventing spills and maintaining environmental safety in Cook Inlet.
Hilcorp to begin pipeline work

Hilcorp will begin work replacing a section of subsea pipeline from the Monopod platform in June.

During routine inspections, several locations of concern were identified in the pipeline that runs from the Monopod to Trading Bay Production Facility (TBPF).

The project was recently approved by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Divison of Oil and Gas.

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