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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...
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...
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...
Committee hears of Chuitna mine threat

...surrounding ecosystem along with it. The initial phase of the PacRim Coal project would include a mining area of more than 5...comment. The committee also would like to hear from PacRim Coal. Gary Dawkins, the committee chairman, said he brought...
PacRim shares plans

...hunting grounds and salmon streams, a spokesperson for PacRim Coal Corp. presented the company?s side of things to members...being studied by Agrium for North Kenai. At present, PacRim Coal has no contracts in hand, Stiles said. Phil Hermanek...
Off limits?

...feasible. In this particular case, DNR could designate the area unsuitable for the strip mine being planned by the PacRim Coal, because strip mining would irreparably damage aquifers, natural systems and aesthetic values. The Chuitna mine threatens...


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