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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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
First annual Salmonstock festival much about raising awareness about Pebble Mine and Chuitna Mine and the loss of our salmon habitat as it is about bringing...series of lectures on everything from the Pebble and Chuitna mines to the Bristol Bay fishery. "When you're in these...
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Lawsuit filed over Chuitna permits

...which is in the area of the proposed Chuitna coal project. Pac-Rim Coal LP, based in Delaware, has proposed the Chuitna mine project for the west side of Cook Inlet, near the community of Beluga. The 25-year mining plan calls for removing...


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