Environmental Contacts: Alaska

Need more information? For help with a specific environmental issue, click the related topic in the box at right. For general technical assistance, please contact us:

Alaska Office of Native American Programs
3000 C. Street, Suite 401
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
(907) 677-9800

Historic Preservation

Judith E. Bittner, State Historic Preservation Officer
Department of Natural Resources
Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation
Office of History and Archaeology
550 West 7th Avenue, #1310
Anchorage, AK  99501-3565
(907) 269-8721

Alaska State Historic Preservation Office: www.dnr.alaska.gov/parks/oha/
Alaska Community Database: https://dcra-cdo-dcced.opendata.arcgis.com/
Topographic maps: www.trails.com/topo.aspx?state=AK

Floodplain Management

Jimmy Smith, Local Government Specialist
State of Alaska
Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1640
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3510
(907) 269-4132
fax: (907) 269-4563
Email

www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/dcra/localgovernmentonline/planninglanduse/floodplainmanagement.aspx
US Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District: www.poa.usace.army.mil/About/Offices/Engineering/Floodplain-Management/

Wetland Protection – Executive Order 11990

Ryan Winn
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
PO Box 6898
JBER, Alaska 99506-0898
(907) 753-2777
Fax: (907) 753-5567
1-800-478-2712

US Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District: http://www.poa.usace.army.mil/

Coastal Zone Management (CZM)

No Coastal Zone Management Plan in the State of Alaska at this time

Sole Source Aquifers

Susan Eastman
EPA Region 10
1200 Sixth Ave. Suite 900, OWW-136
Seattle, WA  98101
SDWA Tribal & CWA Indian Set Aside Program, Sole Source Aquifer Program, Source Water Protection and ID 106
Telephone: (206) 553-6249
Email

Endangered Species

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Telephone: (907) 786-3309
www.fws.gov/alaska/pages/endangered-species

Clean Air Act

Denise Koch
Division of Air Quality
Department of Environmental Conservation
410 Willoughby Ave. Suite 303
PO Box 111800
Juneau, AK 99801
Telephone: (907) 465-5105
Fax Number: (907) 465-5129
Email

https://dec.alaska.gov/air.aspx

Farmlands Protection

Cory Cole, State Soil Scientist
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Alaska State Office
800 West Evergreen Avenue, Suite 100
Palmer, Alaska 99645-6539
(907) 761-7759
Email

Environmental Justice

Running Grass, Environmental Justice Program Coordinator
Environmental Protection Agency (Region 10)
1200 Sixth Avenue (CRE-164)
Seattle, WA  98101
Telephone: (206) 553-2899
Email

Noise Abatement Control (24 CFR Part 51B)

Refer to “The Noise Guidebook” for further instructions.
Technical assistance is available from:

Alaska ONAP
3000 C Street, Suite 401
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
(907) 677-9800
www.hud.gov/akonap

Explosive and Flammable Operations (24 CFR Part 51C)

Refer to “Acceptable Separation Distance Guidebook” for further instructions.
Technical assistance is available from:

Alaska Office of Native American Programs
3000 C Street, Suite 401
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
(907) 677-9800
www.hud.gov/akonap

Toxic Chemicals and Radioactive Materials: (HUD Notice #79-33)

John Halverson, Program Manager
Contaminated Site Program
Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Spill Prevention and Response
555 Cordova Street
Anchorage, AK  99501-2617
(907) 269-7545
Email

(907) 451-2143 (Fairbanks)
(907) 262-5210 (Soldotna/Kenai)
(907) 465-5390 (Juneau)

Airport Protection Zones

Kate Moss, Head Planner
Federal Aviation Administration
Alaskan Region
222 West 7th Ave. #14
Anchorage, AK 99513
(907) 271-5448