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Sullivan's leadership in DNR came at expense of Alaskans

...he has boasted about a ruling he made that found a Cook Inlet salmon stream was "suitable" for large scale coal strip mining, despite the fact no one anywhere has ever re-built a fish stream after such intensive development. He also led...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-13/sullivans-leadership-in-d
Letters
'The Internship' movie review

...which seems cribbed from either "Porky's" or "Superbad," but "The Internship" is certainly not shy about strip-mining other, better comedies to fill out its obnoxiously long two-hour and five minute run time.Where to begin? Yes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-12-04/the-internship-movie-r
Arts & Entertainment
Voices of the Peninsula: Do the right thing for our salmon habitat

...in Cook Inlet was "suitable" for large-scale coal strip mining.You read that right. In response to a petition from...streams in Oregon, Washington and California instead of strip mining Alaska's streams to ship low grade coal to China...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-08-12/voices-of-the-peninsula-do-the-ri
Opinion
Leave Chuitna as it is

...commodities. From a pragmatic perspective, we must weigh the economic and sociological effects of either decision. Strip mining in the Chuitna watershed will prove a transient economic foundation. It will doubtless provide jobs for Alaskan citizens...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012111/let_774208932.shtml
Opinion
Stronger laws needed to protect salmon

I was at the hearing about strip mining the Chuitna. I did not speak, and I've been trying since to find words to express my anguish and sense of urgency. The image...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012811/let_777566121.shtml
Opinion
Chuitna could be boon for borough: Coal mine developers still have environmental challenges to address

...groups seeks to protect the Cook Inlet and its surrounding communities from the environmental damage associated with strip-mining, and their petition particularly focuses on the destruction of a salmon spawning stream. A public hearing presided...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021811/tra_787587056.shtml
transitions
Alaskans must stand firm to protect salmon habitat

...Governor wants us to believe the permitting system can somehow magically mitigate away the devastating effects of coal strip mining on wild salmon streams. But anyone who's lived with salmon knows that's untrue. Alaska is the last stronghold...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-02-28/alaskans-must-stand-firm-to-prote
Opinion
Coming to a crossroads: Promises of 'clean coal' will take Alaska backward

...S. Energy Information Agency found coal to produce 60 percent more greenhouse gases. Considering the ravages of strip mining, mercury in our fish, asthma in our children, and high greenhouse gas emissions, there's simply no such thing...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/083007/oped_3648.shtml
Northern Dynasty shares plans

...is divided into Pebble West and Pebble East. The eastern deposits are deep, and likely won?t involve open-pit strip mining, but will be accessed via tunnels instead. An open pit mine is still planned for Pebble West that will require building...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041807/news_0418new004.shtml
News
PacRim shares plans

...Cook Inlet to reach water depths of about 60 feet. Distinguishing the Chuitna surface mining project from open pit strip mining, Stiles said the company will first clear and grub the land, remove peat, then extract the low-sulfur sub-bituminus C...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042607/news_0426new003.shtml
News

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