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ADFG staff, others present Cook Inlet research to Board of Fisheries

...west and north sides of the Cook Inlet including the Chuitna River, Alexander Creek and Willow Creek. Two of those stocks, Willow Creek and the Chuitna River, made their escapement goals during the last fishing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-01/adfg-staff-others-present-cook-inlet
News
Fishermen should have priority with DNR

...Chuitna. With Sullivan running for Senate, it is unfortunate to see that DNR continues to push for mining through the Chuitna River and for legislation which would expedite its approval. The Parnell Administration needs to get its priorities straight...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-07/fishermen-should-have-pri
Letters
State government needs to be accountable to the people

...fish can't spawn and create salmon for next year's catch. We need to protect all salmon streams, including the Chuitna River, to protect Cook Inlet's salmon fishery. Whatever happened to "Government for the people"?

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-07/state-government-needs-to
Letters
Will the Legislature protect instream flows?

...protect instream flows in the Chuitna River from DNR's practice of, routinely...2009 in an effort to protect the Chuitna River from construction of the largest...the Court's conclusions in the Chuitna River litigation that Alaska citizens...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-11-04/will-the-legislature-protect-inst
Opinion
DNR ordered to rule on Chuitna applications

...reservations on the Western Cook Inlet Chuitna River for fish and wildlife protection...block a surface coal mine in the Chuitna River drainage proposed by PacRim Coal...application pending with DNR for the Chuitna River that it filed in 1996. DNR has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-28/dnr-ordered-to-rule-on-chuitna-appli
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Restrictions issued for commercial king fishery

...Shields said the area was closed per the Northern District King Salmon Management Plan which specifies that if the Chuitna River is closed to sportfishing, the commercial king salmon fishery must close as well. Setnet fishermen in the rest of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-04-24
News
Who wants coal for Christmas?

...and rockfish. Oh, and we will get a really big hole. PacRim proposes to strip mine a salmon rich tributary of the Chuitna river. They project extracting 12 million metric tons of coal per year, for 25 years. This translates to the equivalent...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122310/let_760585692.shtml
Opinion
Leave the coal -- and salmon -- alone

Coal under the Chuitna River? Let's see -- they want to jeopardize the wellbeing of one of our natural renewable resources (salmon) so they can sell coal...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011211/let_769078211.shtml
Opinion
Residents oppose coal mining in Beluga

...wetlands" and will ruin the salmon productivity in the Chuitna River. Not to mention that it will destroy Middle Creek by...7 million gallons of mine waste and runoff into the Chuitna River. The coal dust will not make it livable or healthy...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012011/let_773556014.shtml
Opinion
An air of coal dust and dead fish

...salmon streams to facilitate mining. This one is for the Chuitna river coal project. DNR set the meeting in Kenai. Kenai...completely removed from the face of the earth. The Chuitna River will be filled with waste, to the tune of 7 million...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012111/let_774208942.shtml
Opinion

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