Posts Tagged "clean water"

Pebble files permit application

Update: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers posted the proposed Pebble mine permit application on Jan. 5, 2018. The document again demonstrates…


Alaska Brief Newsletter–June 2017

Dear Supporter: Do you remember that movie “Independence Day”? It told the story of people coming together to fend off a destructive…


How do you make a clean city?

  What makes Tracy Lohman thankful every day? Knowing that she can count on clean water and air, and that her children…


The Western Arctic needs protection

The name makes it sound like a giant oil field—the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska—but the largest unit of public land in the country,…


What did we learn from the Exxon Valdez?

The Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound on March 24, 1989, spilling over 11 million gallons of…


2016 Triumphs, Challenges: The Year in Review

Celebrating the successes of 2016: Pebble subpoenas tossed out; Trustees argue for National Park Service regulatory authority over navigable waters; court decision stops Mat-Su coal mining; and more.


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.


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.

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.

Press Release: Seward Coal Case Settled

After six years of litigation, the Seward Coal Loading Facility case has settled. The Facility will get a Clean Water Act permit, clean up its operations, and pay for conservation projects in the Seward area through the Kachemak Heritage Land Bank.