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DNR grants one of three Chuitna Citizens Coalition water reservations

Editor's note: This story has been changed to add additional information and to correct the year of CCC's lawsuit against DNR. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources awarded the Chuitna Citizens Coalition, a private group based on the west side of Cook Inlet near the watershed of the Chuitna River, one of the three water-rights reservations it requested for the Chuitna tributary Middle Creek.
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...protect specific water uses such as transportation, recreation and fish wildlife habitat, according to the Division of Mining, Land, and Water branch of DNR.Rindner ruled in favor of the coalition on a second count, stating that "DNR has violated...
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