Some big programs start small but grow

CIRCAC has pioneered ways of gathering environmental data and making that data available to industry, regulators and the public

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

Week of March 29, 2015–Formed under the terms of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council has for the past 25 years been furthering a series of projects, triggered by the council’s mandate to monitor the environmental impacts of oil in the Cook Inlet region. But these projects often end up achieving much more that was originally envisaged, Susan Saupe, director of CIRCAC’s science and research program, told Petroleum News on March 23. Read more.