Posts Tagged "Wishbone Hill"

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.


Court Reaffirms Coal Mining Win for Matanuska Valley Residents

The court reaffirmed its earlier decision that stale, decades-old coal mining permits cannot stand, ensuring that any mining at Wishbone Hill will have to protect neighborhoods, watersheds, and wildlife.


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…

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.


Press Release: Wishbone Hill Permit Invalid

The US District Court ruled that the Wishbone Hill 25-year permit for Wishbone Hill is invalid.


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.


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…


Coal Mining and Homes; Not a Good Idea

Wishbone Hill rises above the small communities of Sutton and Buffalo-Soapstone in Alaska’s Matanuska Valley. These communities attract residents and recreationists with…