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Public needs to keep Chuitna Mine in mind

...Peninsula. As oil and gas reserves in the inlet dwindle, Chuitna Mine gets bonus points for falling into that all-important category...s Web site to search our archives for stories on Chuitna Mine. Also visit the Environmental Protection Agency?s...
DNR hears arguments for 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 DNR, heard arguments...
HB 77 a danger to fisheries

...water out of fishing streams in favor of a new class of dangerous mines like the Pebble strip mine, and the Canadian Chuitna Mine which would dredge 11 miles of salmon stream they say they'll "replace" in 30 years. I, my Democratic Caucus...
Committee hears of Chuitna mine threat

The Central Peninsula Fish and Game Advisory Committee discussed steps taken recently by the cities of Kenai and Soldotna and the borough assembly to curb pollution on the Kenai River, and drafted a proposal asking to be included in the Kenai Coalition as the process moves forward.
Borough ordinance could affect Chuitna mine

Regional watchdog nonprofit Cook Inletkeeper said last week that a Kenai Peninsula Borough ordinance passed this summer could have consequences for the proposed Chuitna Coal Project. PacRim Coal has proposed mining on about 5,000 acres of a 20,571-acre lease tract in the Beluga Coal Field on the west side of the Cook Inlet, near Tyonek.
Reader: We?ve got too much to lose

I was surprised and pleased to see the editorial concerning the presence of the Chuitna mine (Clarion, April 29). There was a small meeting about this subject with the EPA and two of the mining reps at the Kenai Peninsula...
Off limits?

...the PacRim Coal, because strip mining would irreparably damage aquifers, natural systems and aesthetic values. The Chuitna mine threatens more than 30 square miles of fish and game habitat, including tributaries of the salmon-rich Chuitna River...
Leave Chuitna as it is

...a short-term society, and ultimately, a short-sighted society. I stated early on that voting in favor of the Chuitna mine would create a precedent for other mining operations throughout Alaska. It is likely extremist to posit that every...
Road building and mining two different things

...restoration project. To insinuate that the road work or the streambed restoration project at Tern Lake was anything like the Chuitna Mine that proposes the wholesale removal of 11 miles of salmon stream for years is like comparing fly fishing to dredging...
Chuitna could be boon for borough: Coal mine developers still have environmental challenges to address

...But it does go to buy property for, say. the new Seward middle school." So even before its development, the Chuitna mine project has accumulated revenue for the borough. And Carey hopes that if it comes to fruition, the mine operation...


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