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Water rights dispute generates thousands of comments Middle Creek at a maximum of $10,688 per year. In Cook Inletkeeper's objection letter, executive director Bob Shavelson wrote that DNR had incorrectly put "an economic value of this water reservation at a maximum of $10,600 a year...
Alaska's leaders should embrace free markets

Alaska boasts a proud constitution that requires current and future generations to reap the maximum benefit from our oil and gas wealth.
In-stream flow reservation for Chuitna's Middle Creek open to comment

...reservation in the mine-site area and also give a water right to PacRim." PacRim declined to comment for this article. Bob Shavelson, executive director of environmental nonprofit Cook Inletkeeper, which assisted Chuitna Citizen's Coalition in...
Inletkeeper testing shows no Fukushima radiation in Cook Inlet

...its test on water sampled in September, north of Yukon Island in Kachemak Bay. Cook Inletkeeper Executive Director Bob Shavelson said during a June interview that the Fukushima nuclear disaster had stirred up fear and misinformation and the organization...
Voices of the Peninsula: New administration can make government work for Alaskans

...bring Alaska back to its proud tradition of open, accountable and participatory government.For the past 19 years, Bob Shavelson has been Executive Director at Cook Inletkeeper, a member-supported public interest group working to promote democracy...
Inletkeeper to test Cook Inlet water for Fukushima radiation

...primarily to allay fears that local water and seafood could be contaminated, said Cook Inletkeeper executive director Bob Shavelson. So far, the organization has raised about $600 toward its goal, via the online funding website. "We've gotten...
Op-ed: Our salmon deserve better

...impacts humans can have on fisheries habitat, and be prepared to make the tough policy calls needed to avoid them.Bob Shavelson is the Executive Director of Cook Inletkeeper, a community-based nonprofit group that works to protect salmon habitat...
Habitat debate filed with misinformation, exaggeration

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently flooded the mailboxes of residents on the Kenai Peninsula with slick flyers from its headquarters in Chicago.
Voice of the Peninsula: King salmon series strangely silent on king salmon habitat

...discuss the ever-growing threats to salmon habitat in Alaska, it's pretty clear the message is not getting through. Bob Shavelson is the Executive Director of Cook Inletkeeper, a citizen-based organization working to protect clean water and healthy...
Nikiski residents oppose drilling waste site

...difficult for the borough to say, 'You can't do that,' whether it is in a residential area." Cook Inletkeeper's Bob Shavelson said his organization is also investigating the proposal. He said such disposals are "fairly standard practice...


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