Climate Change

Press Release: Wishbone Hill Permit Invalid

The US District Court ruled that the Wishbone Hill 25-year permit for Wishbone Hill is invalid.

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Chuitna EIS Delayed

The Army Corps delays the Chuitna EIS due to the incomplete application from PacRim.

Chuitna Water Reservation Challenged

Chuitna Citizens Coalition’s water reservation is being challenged. PacRim continues its permit applications to build a mine for coal nobody wants.

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Healy “Clean Coal” Plant, Not Clean and Not Safe

The Healy Coal Plant catches fire once again and again is shutdown.

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DEC Issues Permit to Seward Coal Export Facility

The Seward Coal Loading Facility finally has a Clean Water Act permit to control coal debris and protect water quality of Resurrection Bay.

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Wishbone Hill Expired Mining Permit Challenged

Trustees for Alaska gave oral argument in a case challenging Usibelli Coal Mine’s expired permit at the proposed Wishbone Hill strip mine in the Matanuska Valley.

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IMPORTANT CASES IN 2016

Trustees for Alaska’s important cases for 2016 in five programmatic areas of climate change, America’s Arctic, clean air and water, marine ecosystems, and wild lands and wildlife.

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2015 Conservation Victories: The Year in Review

Trustees for Alaska achieved many victories for conservation during 2015 including protection of the Arctic Refuge, Pebble permits ruled unconstitutional, predators protected, and many more.

Mining News Update

Alaska Miners Association’s Bridge to Fishermen Falls Flat Early in November, the Alaska Miners Association (AMA) held their week-long annual convention. An…

Seward Coal Case Reaches Settlement

Settlement was reached in the Seward Coal Loading Facility’s violation of the Clean Water Act lawsuit brought by Trustees for Alaska for Alaska Community Action on Toxics and the Alaska Chapter of the Sierra Club.

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