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Water rights dispute generates thousands of comments

...presented 4,800 comments to DNR. "We've still got people sending comments in," Chuitna Citizens Coalition President Judy Heilman said on Thursday, a few hours before the comment deadline. As part of the campaign to generate comments, Alaskans...
Off limits?

...This isn?t the Usibelli coal mine or some other upland coal mine where conditions are relatively dry,? said Judy Heilman, spokesperson for the Chuitna Citizens No-Coal Coalition. ?The wetlands and streams of the Chuitna area represent...
Lawsuit filed over Chuitna permits

...applications for instream flow reservation on Middle Creek, Shavelson said. The state has been unresponsive, said Judy Heilman, from the citizen's group. "We haven't gotten any answer," Heilman said. "It shouldn't take this long to...
Sarah Palin and 'clean coal'?

...Sarah do well, but if 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
Mining change may affect fish

...take away our moose, bear and salmon habitat. That's just not fair. There's no balance in this decision," said Judy Heilman, a resident of Beluga near the proposed mine site and a spokeswoman for the coalition. Alaska's current stream buffer...
China's bad air affects Alaska

...with most of it going to Pacific Rim customers. Some could fuel electrical generating plants in Alaska. Last year, Judy Heilman, of the Chuitna Citizens NO-COALition, said every study showed the main source of mercury in Alaska fish was Asia...


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