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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...

...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.
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...
What's Happening

...Alaska Humanities Forum. Locations included Soldotna, Kenai, Nikiski, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Nenana, and the Usibelli Coal Mine in Healey. This raucous ride through history includes car chases, explosions, and snappy dialogue that moves the...
Agrium to mothball Nikiski facility

...going to continue. For about 2 1/2 years, Agrium has been looking at the feasibility of gasifying coal from the Usibelli coal mine in Healy and possibly from across Cook Inlet at Beluga. If the gasification project, known as Blue Sky, came to...
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...
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...
2009 in review: State's economy downshifting

...mine near Juneau is in the final stages of construction, the Fort Knox gold mine near Fairbanks is expanding, the Usibelli coal mine in Healy is mining and exporting record amounts of coal, and the Red Dog Mine north of Kotzebue expects to receive...


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