West Coast Regional Programs
Pacific Ballast Water Group
Regional group of regulators, shipping industry, environmental groups and others who recognize the need for a coordinated approach to ballast issues; part of the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission.
Pacific Coast Marine Habitat Program
This site provides access to information and geospatial data related to marine habitat off the West Coast.
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association
Non-profit association representing owners and operators of marine terminals and US and foreign vessels operating in the Pacific Basin.
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council
Citizens promoting environmentally safe operation of the Alyeska terminal and associated tankers. Useful pages on NIS for Alaska and the West Coast.
Western Regional Panel on ANS
Works to facilitate a coordinated Western U.S. response to ensure that the introduction, spread and impacts of AIS are limited.
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