Media Advisory – Unified Command established

Unified Command established

A Unified Command was established to facilitate the response to the ongoing incident at the Valdez Marine Terminal. The Unified Command consists of representatives from Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and the United States Coast Guard: Mike Day, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (Incident Commander), CDR Mike Franklin, USCG (Federal On-Scene Coordinator) and Crystal Smith, ADEC (State On-Scene Coordinator).

A Joint Information Center is committed to open communication with the public and stakeholders throughout the response. To contact the Joint Information Center, call (907) 834-6990.

For information and updates on the response, visit and the ADEC site at sump-oily-water-spill/.

Media Advisory – Unified Command established 041420