"This report responds to language in the Joint Explanatory Statement and Senate Report 114-264 accompanying the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act (P.L. 115-31). The Joint Explanatory Statement states: Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees a report on the Coast Guard's plans to ensure long-term search and rescue coverage for the Arctic. This report shall also address the Coast Guard's capability for conducting response missions throughout the Western Alaska Captain of the Port Zone, including the Bering Sea and Arctic Ocean. The report shall provide details on pollution response equipment; spill response organizations; spill prevention and mitigation methods; and response partnerships with federal, state, and local entities."
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