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Voices of the Peninsula: Do the right thing for our salmon habitat

...Last week, the Parnell Administration ruled a wild salmon stream in Cook Inlet was "suitable" for large-scale coal strip mining.You read that right. In response to a petition from local Alaskans looking to protect salmon habitat from the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-08-12/voices-of-the-peninsula-do-the-ri
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Alaskans must stand firm to protect salmon habitat

...Governor wants us to believe the permitting system can somehow magically mitigate away the devastating effects of coal strip mining on wild salmon streams. But anyone who's lived with salmon knows that's untrue. Alaska is the last stronghold...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-02-28/alaskans-must-stand-firm-to-prote
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Chuitna remains on list

...increased the level of opposition. "In an area like Chuitna, it's unlike any other area where they've tried to do coal strip mining," Shavelson said. "It's a very wet area (with) important salmon habitat." Both Glassmaker and Rutz see...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110407/news_3306.shtml
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Sarah Palin and 'clean coal'?

...she's truly a "reformer," she needs to tell those D.C. politicians, and coal lobbyists who support them, that coal strip mining will not help the small town people of Alaska. Lawrence and Judy Heilman Beluga

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091208/let_265980392.shtml
Mining change may affect fish

...previous restriction, in effect since 1983, prohibited coal strip mining and waste dumping within 100 feet of streams and other...produce to the boom and bust economies that come from coal strip mining?" he said. Noting the protests elsewhere in the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121508/new_276046633.shtml
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