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Water rights dispute generates thousands of comments

...application for instream flow rights for Middle Creek, a tributary of the Chuitna River...protection for what it said were Middle Creek's valuable salmon-spawning...which owns the land bordering Middle Creek, as well as leasing rights to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-11/water-rights-dispute-generates-thous
News
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-08/chuitna-river-should-not-
Letters
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-08/water-belongs-to-all-alas
Letters
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-26/submit-your-comment-wild-
Letters
In-stream flow reservation for Chuitna's Middle Creek open to comment

...legal 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-26/in-stream-flow-reservation-for-chuit
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-01/chuitna-documentary-to-premier-febru
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-11/welcome-to-the-bear-show
Outdoors
Residents oppose coal mining in Beluga

...land is "wetlands" and will ruin the salmon productivity in the Chuitna River. Not to mention that it will destroy Middle Creek by moving it 11 miles. Plus, you have the waste that the coal will be putting into the Chuit River and also Cook Inlet...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012011/let_773556014.shtml
Opinion
Please don't trade one resource for another

...coal mine along 32 square miles of the Chuitna watershed, near Tyonek. The proposed mine would remove 11 miles of Middle Creek, significant spawning waters for king and silver salmon. PacRim representatives have said after they extract the 300...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042811/let_821273624.shtml
Opinion
Alaskans must stand firm to protect salmon habitat

...they want to destroy 11 miles of Middle Creek, a beautiful stream that is home...they can replace the 11 miles of Middle Creek they plan to destroy. That is...value on the loss of salmon from Middle Creek. The reason is simple: salmon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-02-28/alaskans-must-stand-firm-to-prote
Opinion

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