Chuitna Coal Project

Despite DNR decision, coal mine could happen

Alaska salmon scored a partial victory this week, but PacRim’s coal mine could still happen. On Tuesday, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources granted an… Continue reading

 

DNR hears arguments on Chuitna water rights

A small creek is causing big trouble for Chuitna mine developers and the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources, or… Continue reading

 

Chuitna Mine comments due by March 10

Chuitna Mine comments due by March 10

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has kicked off a short, 15-day comment period for people to weigh in on the proposed Chuitna coal mine… Continue reading

 

EPA report: Large-scale mining could devastate Bristol Bay fish, people

JUNEAU — A government report indicates a large-scale copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region could have devastating effects on the world’s largest… Continue reading

Morris series strangely silent on habitat issues

Morris series strangely silent on habitat issues

M orris Communications is the Georgia-based media group that owns the Peninsula Clarion, Homer News, Juneau Empire, Alaska Journal of Commerce and numerous other media… Continue reading

Morris series strangely silent on habitat issues

DNR ordered to rule on Chuitna Coalition’s applications

A state Superior Court judge ruled Oct. 14 that the Department of Natural Resources cannot ignore water reservation applications filed by the Chuitna Citizens Coalition.… Continue reading

Work approved in Kenai refuge

Apache Corp. and Alaska-based independent NordAq Energy have been given federal approvals for exploration and development work in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, according to… Continue reading

Hilcorp dominates Cook Inlet lease sale

Bidding was modest in the state’s May 8 Cook Inlet areawide lease sale, held every spring. Twenty-eight lease tracts were sold with high bids of… Continue reading

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