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Eat Salmon

...outside mining company is proposing a 300 foot deep open pit coal strip mine through the salmon spawning headwaters of Middle Creek, one of the tributaries of the Chuitna River. "This event was a celebration of salmon," said Vadla, "We are eating...
DNR hears arguments for Chuitna water rights

...reservations, or IFRs, which would grant a measure of regulatory authority for one of the Chuitna River tributaries, Middle Creek. PacRim cannot build the mine without draining this stream. PacRim objects roundly to Chuitna Citizens Coalition's...
DNR grants one of three Chuitna Citizens Coalition water reservations

...requested for the Chuitna tributary Middle Creek. With the reservation, DNR has...flow in the lower 1.4 miles of Middle Creek, but has denied Chuitna Citizen's...reservations on upper parts of Middle Creek. Those portions of the creek are...
Submit your comment: Wild salmon or coal?

...accept comments from the public about Chuitna Citizens Coalition's applications for Water Reservations for Middle Creek. Middle Creek is an important salmon spawning tributary of the Chuitna River in Upper Cook Inlet, where PacRim Coal proposes...
In-stream flow reservation for Chuitna's Middle Creek open to comment protection of the flow of Middle Creek, a tributary of the west Cook...preserve the salmon habitat of Middle Creek against a proposed coal mining...Coalition, which hopes to protect Middle Creek's salmon spawning ground. During...
Water rights dispute generates thousands of comments

...application for instream flow rights for Middle Creek, a tributary of the Chuitna for what it said were Middle Creek's valuable salmon-spawning...which owns the land bordering Middle Creek, as well as leasing rights to...
Chuitna River should not be sacrificed for coal mine

...underlying water flow paths essential for overwinter survival of salmon eggs in a primary tributary of the Chuitna River, Middle Creek, by tearing it apart to mine underneath, and setting a precedent of destructive mining practices. Is it worth sacrificing...
Water belongs to all Alaskans

...Resources is taking public comments in a precedent-setting decision. Should DNR allow local Alaskans to reserve water in Middle Creek, a Chuitna River tributary near Tyonek on the west side of Cook Inlet? Or, should DNR give 100 percent of the water...
Chuitna documentary to premier February 3

...instream flow water rights for Middle Creek, a Chuitna River tributary which...from the Chuitna River tributary Middle Creek.Heilman is a founding member...flow reservations of the water of Middle Creek. An instream flow reservation...
Welcome to the bear show

...and set up our tents."Want to paddle to Middle Creek?" Bjorn asked.Middle Creek is a drainage about two miles south of Pack...walking.In all the times Bjorn had been to Middle Creek, he'd never seen more than one bear at a...


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