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Voices of the Peninsula: Alaska faces critical salmon habitat decision

...habitat for irresponsible resource development is a precedent we do not want to set.All mines are not bad. The Usibelli coal mine in Healy is a great example and it doesn't impact salmon habitat. A coal strip mine that destroys a salmon stream...
Usibelli tests export possibilities

...proven successful, officials say. The result puts Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. one step closer to opening its Wishbone Hill...Borough June 5. Some 76,000 tons of coal from Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. in Healy were loaded onto the super panamax-size...
True crime: Gumshoes, thugs and puppets

...take him from snazzy nightclubs in Anchorage to the Usibelli Coal Mine in Healy as he delves into the history of the railroad...and Tatiana Butler puppet in a scene shot at the Usibelli coal mine as director Ryan Cannon films the action. Submitted...

...shield afforded by the MSGP that the Ninth Circuit discounted. We will continue to work with our partners at AES and Usibelli Coal Mine toward a reasonable solution," the railroad's chief executive officer, Bill O'Leary, said in the statement...
Alaska lawmaker wants coal plant without fed regs

...said it wasted the state money on a polluting source of energy.In her testimony, Lorali Simon, a spokeswoman for Usibelli Coal Mine, reminded lawmakers that coal is more affordable than even natural gas.
Usibelli acquires leases

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- The Usibelli Coal Mine has acquired 12,400 acres of state coal leases that it plans to develop within the next decade. The coal leases are about 12...
Healy coal mine says layoffs may be coming accountant so the family could move from Fairbanks to Healy, where he works as a heavy equipment mechanic at Usibelli Coal Mine. On Friday, Linda's last day at work, 36-year-old Cornelius found himself dealing with some sour news...
Judge allows lawsuit: Seward coal facility faces Clean Water Act suit

...10 by federal district Judge Timothy Burgess. The coal facility, jointly operated by Alaska Railroad Corp. and Usibelli coal mine subsidiary Aurora Energy Services, has been a sore spot for Seward residents who say the coal dust from operations...
Palin's signing of bill a step in right direction

...industry. Homer Electric Association already is on board, lending its expertise in power generation. With the Usibelli Coal Mine in Healy the likely source of coal for the plant, the railroad corporation is a good player to add to the team...
Off limits?

...Additional adjacent leases could expand the disturbed area to more than 55 square miles. ?This isn?t the Usibelli coal mine or some other upland coal mine where conditions are relatively dry,? said Judy Heilman, spokesperson for the Chuitna...


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