Chief of Resources at Sitka National Historical Park, Brinnen Carter, left, talks Thursday with Southeast Alaska Petroleum Response Organization (SEAPRO) General Manager Dave Owings, center, and Jeff Schultz SEAPRO safety development manager, as boats put out oil containment booms near Indian River. SEAPRO is a non-profit based in Ketchikan that works with groups on spill response programs in Southeast. It was conducting a week-long oil spill drill with staff from the National Park Service, U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska DEC, city staff and private industry. Thursday’s drill involved creating a geographic response strategy for an oil spill affecting Indian River. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

 

 




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