Posts Tagged "coal"

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…

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…

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…

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.

Castle Mountain Coalition Celebrates Wishbone Hill Invalid Permit Ruling

Client Perspective: Judy Donegan is a resident of the Buffalo Mine Neighborhood and board member of the Castle Mountain Coalition. Here’s her…

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.

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

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

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.

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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