mining

PacRim coal mine permitting suspension leaves some simmering debate

Although a plan to strip-mine coal from beneath the Chuitna River’s west Cook Inlet tributaries is done for the moment, elements of controversy may continue... Read more

Chuitna Coal no longer seeking permits

As of March 31, the Delaware-based PacRim Coal “has suspended all permitting activities” related to its project to surface-mine coal from under the West Cook... Read more

Chuitna documentary to premier February 3

Two developments in the ongoing controversy over the proposed Chuitna coal project are expected to happen soon after one another. In the first weeks of... Read more

Lawsuit filed over Chuitna permits

The Chuitna Citizens Coalition and Cook Inletkeeper have filed a lawsuit against the state, claiming officials have ignored their water rights permit applications to protect... Read more

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