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Draft EIS nearly ready for Donlin, in the works for Chuitna

...the west side of Cook Inlet. The mine is planned by PacRim Coal, the owner of coal leases on state-owned lands.Dan...In the 1980s the Bass-Hunt group, which now owns PacRim Coal (Wilson has dropped out) entered a joint-venture...
DNR hears arguments for Chuitna water rights

...DNR, heard arguments from Chuitna Citizens Coalition, Cook Inletkeeper, the Alaska Center for the Environment, and PacRim Coal in the latest installment of a lengthy and contentious permitting process for a proposed coalmine in the Chuitna River...
Appeals filed in water reservation case

...Chuitna Citizens Coalition. The approved application was for a section of water outside boundaries of the mine plan that PacRim Coal is pursuing.As part of that decision, it was determined that granting the requested reservations within the mine-site...
DNR grants one of three Chuitna Citizens Coalition water reservations

...reservations from the Delaware-based PacRim Coal, which plans to build a surface-mine...completely dewatered, DNR ruled that PacRim Coal's intended use was incompatible...same area, including those by PacRim Coal and another pending reservation...
Voices of the Peninsula: Hard to argue against instream flow reservations

...included in the reservation requests to Delaware-based PacRim Coal, LLC for mining purposes instead of processing the reservation...instream flow applications. After the Court ruling, PacRim Coal filed a water right permit application, this time...
Voices of the Peninsula: Alaska faces critical salmon habitat decision

...its feet until 2013, when a state court ordered DNR to process the Chuitna application. Meanwhile, a coal company - PacRim Coal - filed competing claims for the same water, so it could take 100 percent of the water out of the stream, dig down...
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...
Water rights dispute generates thousands of comments

...Chuitna region. The Delaware-based PacRim Coal Company has also applied to DNR...application. Schade said that PacRim Coal still has to obtain other permits...and federal government agencies. PacRim Coal and Tyonek Native Corporation are...
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...


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