Posts Tagged "coal"

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.

Seward Coal Facility Seeks Permit

Seward residents knew for years that coal was dropping into Resurrection Bay from the Seward Coal Loading Facility. In late 2009, Trustees…

A Citizen Fighting for a Healthier Seward

Russ Maddox is a citizen activist living in Seward. He’s been a leading voice for cleaner air, water and living conditions for residents of Resurrection Bay.

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.

U.S. Supreme Court Decision a Victory for Seward’s Resurrection Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2015 Contacts: Pamela Miller, (907) 222-7714 (o); (907) 242-9991 (cell) Meg Matthews, meg.matthews@sierraclub.org / 206.291.5942 U.S. Supreme…

Wishbone Hill Coal Mine Permit Challenged

Trustees for Alaska filed a lawsuit this week against the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) on behalf of…

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…

Water for Salmon, Not Coal

Middle Creek, an important salmon spawning tributary of the Chuitna River in Upper Cook Inlet, lies in the middle of where PacRim…

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