Posts Tagged "chuitna"

Court tells state to act on water rights

An Alaska Superior Court Judge ruled last week that the State of Alaska’s delay in making decisions on water use applications that…

Alaska Brief Newsletter — April 2017

Dear Supporter: We have good reason to celebrate this month. The company that wanted to put a coal strip mine through 14 miles…

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Chuitna salmon saved!

In our line of work, good news often comes in small packages. This time it came in a status update from PacRim Coal, LP.  For years, the company has been…

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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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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…

Mixed Victory for Salmon on the Chuitna River

Chuitna Citizens Coalition was granted one of its three requested water rights on Middle Creek, an important tributary, and salmon spawning and rearing habitat, of the Chuitna River, where PacRim wants to strip mine for coal.

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Final Hearing on Water for Salmon

Final hearing set for precedent setting water reservation applications to preserve water for salmon in the Chuitna River watershed in an area where PacRim wants to destroy 14 miles of a salmon stream to mine for coal.

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Beluga Resident Fights Dirty Coal

CLIENT PERSPECTIVE: Judy Heilman, member of the Chuitna Citizens Coalition, shares her story of why she believes it is wrong to mine…

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