Posts Tagged "climate change"

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,…

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New Pebble permit requires $2 million bond

  Today, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a new permit to the Pebble Limited Partnership (Pebble) that requires an…

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Alaska Brief Newsletter — March 2017

Scott Pruitt’s attack on science is an attack on our communities. When the head of the Environmental Protection Agency undermines science, he…

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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.

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Court Rules that Coal Mine Permits Expire Automatically

In a decision that protects the Matanuska Valley and its residents, the Court ruled that permits for the Wishbone Hill Coal mine expired and that an agency decision finding that they were valid was incorrect.

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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 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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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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