Notice of an Application for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan Kotzebue Electric Association

An application package for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan, under Alaska Statute 46.04.030 and in accordance with 18 AAC 75, has been received by the Department of Environmental Conservation.  The details are as follow:

Kotzebue Electric Association
P.O. Box 44
Kotzebue, AK 99752

Proposed Activity:      
Review of a plan renewal application package for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan that is required to commit adequate resources to meet all planning requirements for prevention and response for a realistic maximum discharge from the operations of the Kotzebue Electric Association. The facility currently stores diesel fuel for the purpose of operating a power plant.

245 Lagoon Avenue; Kotzebue, AK

Potential Results:        
A potential risk exists of oil spills entering the lands or waters of the state as a result of this operation.

Activity identified as:  
State Contingency Plan Number 21-CP-3126

Any person wishing to submit a request for additional information or provide comments regarding this application may do so electronically via our public notice site at . If you are unable to submit comments via this site, you may submit them in writing to Colin Taylor, Department of Environmental Conservation, SPAR/PPRP, 610 University Ave, 907- 451- 2327 (phone), 907-451-2362 (fax), or . The full contents of all submitted comments are considered public records and will be posted online in full during the public comment period. Comments submitted in writing directly to the Plan Reviewer will be uploaded to the public comment site. It is preferable for commenters to submit directly through the public comment site.

The public comment period for this application begins on May 14, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on June 14, 2021. Requests for additional information and comments must be received by 11:59 pm on June 14, 2021. It is the responsibility of the commenter to verify that facsimile and email submissions are received by the deadline. An additional comment period may be provided in accordance with 18 AAC 75.455(d). 

Copies of the application package are available for public review at the following locations: the department's office at 610 University Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99709; 555 Cordova Street, Anchorage, AK 99501; and the department’s website at .

The department will hold a public hearing on the plan application if it determines that good cause exists. Residents in the affected area or the governing body of an affected municipality may request a public hearing by writing to the Department of Environmental Conservation, at the above address prior to May 31, 2021 The State of Alaska, Department of Environmental Conservation complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need an accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Brian Blessington at (907) 269-6272 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 prior to June 4, 2021 to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

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Created 5/12/2021 11:37:16 AM by cfishwick


Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #:
Publish Date: 5/14/2021
Archive Date: 6/15/2021
  • Comments Due
    6/14/2021 11:59pm