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Submit your comment: Wild salmon or coal?

...Middle Creek. Middle Creek is an important salmon spawning tributary of the Chuitna River in Upper Cook Inlet, where PacRim Coal proposes to strip mine through nearly 14 miles of wild salmon stream to send coal to Asian markets. We have a small...
In-stream flow reservation for Chuitna's Middle Creek open to comment

...a proposed coal mining operation by Delaware-based PacRim Coal that would de-water the creek and remove the streambed...Citizen's Council, Schade said he will have to assume "that PacRim Coal will get its permits." "What I won't know is, what...
Chuitna documentary to premier February 3

...Since the 2006, the Delaware-based mining company PacRim Coal has considered the region for the site of a prospective...without beginning its decision-making process. In 2011, PacRim Coal filed with DNR for a temporary use permit on the same...
Permitting bill hits bump in Senate

...reservation in 2009, appealed a decision by the Department of Natural Resources to grant a temporary water use permit to PacRim Coal.A judge in February found the coalition and PacRim had competing interests in the same body of water and that water...
DNR ordered to rule on Chuitna applications

...surface coal mine in the Chuitna River drainage proposed by PacRim Coal LLC.An Oct. 17 Coalition press release regarding the...DNR has approved several temporary water use permits to PacRim Coal. The temporary use permits do not grant water rights...
Who wants coal for Christmas?

Not most of us, but if we don't want it, we better speak up. PacRim coal is gonna give us just that. Okay, not really. They are gonna sell it to the Chinese, but "we", the Alaskan public, are...
An air of coal dust and dead fish

...Anchorage. To have the meeting in Kenai during the work week tells me that the DNR is trying to reduce the public input. PacRim coal must have more sway with the DNR over Alaskan resources than we who live here. I know they have a lot of money. This...
Coal mining bad even a century ago

...Chuitna River are more important to us than a Delaware Corporation mining coal in Alaska to send to China. Would we allow PacRim Coal state and federal permits to mine to bring jobs to Alaska? Don't we care about anything but our wallets? Are we...
Borough ordinance could affect Chuitna mine

...Kenai Peninsula Borough ordinance passed this summer could have consequences for the proposed Chuitna Coal Project. PacRim Coal has proposed mining on about 5,000 acres of a 20,571-acre lease tract in the Beluga Coal Field on the west side...
Ladd Landing lease extension considered

...trans-shipment point for product excavated from the proposed Chuitna Coal Project, a surface mining and export venture of PacRim Coal LP, which is controlled by Bass and Hunt. The company's 20,571-acre lease in the Beluga Coal Field northwest...


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