Cook Inlet Risk Assessment

Draft Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee Draft Charter Available for Public Review - May 20 Deadline


As part of the recommendations from the Cook Inlet Risk Assessment (CIRA) Final Report, the Management Team created a Convening Workgroup to assist in establishing the Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee (CI HSC).  The Convening Workgroup was charged with drafting the structure, charter, and membership of CI HSC and provide a public comment and review period.  The draft CI HSC charter is now available for public comment until May 20.  You may sumbit comments in the following formats:


Comment Deadline, COB Wednesday - May 20, 2015


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Final Advisory Panel Report: 

The report describes the Advisory Panel's recommended risk reduction options based on their review of technical analyses conducted during the project and their own expertise. It was completed in January 2015, and includes public comments received on the draft report as well as the Management Team's response to those comments.

The report and appendices are provided via the links below. If you have any difficulty accessing the documents, please contact Amy Gilson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


CIRA FINAL REPORT- REV 1 (January 2015)  - Complete Document with Appendices (20 MB, 361 pages)

CIRA FINAL REPORT - REV 1 (January 2015) - Report Text Only


  • Appendix A - Estimate of Reduced Risk of Tanker Spill with Cross-Inlet Pipeline (The Glosten Associates, Inc.)

  • Appendix B - Evaluating a Drifting Vessel's Ability to Self-Arrest and Evaluation of 2012 Response Times (The Glosten Associates, Inc.) with comments from Advisory Panel and Safeguard Marine, LLC

  • Appendix C - Benefit-cost Analysis of the Trans-Foreland Pipeline as a Risk Reduction Option (Northern Economics, Inc.)

  • Appendix D - Public Comments and Managemement Team's Response to Comments

  • Appendix E - Management Team and Advisory Panel 

  • Appendix F - Zone of No Save Methodology


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