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Letter: Seize the moment and protect salmon

...Pacific salmon. The same stream is now threatened by a competing permit application. The water in question is the Chuitna River, which flows into upper Cook Inlet. Underneath the stream lies coal, which PacRim Coal, an out-of-state corporation...
State news in brief

...appeal.The coalition bills itself as a group of landowners, fishermen and conservationists working to protect the Chuitna River from "destruction" by mine developers. Soldotna driver convicted of assaulting joggersKENAI - A jury has convicted...
Alaskans must stand firm to protect salmon habitat

...will determine the fate of wild Alaska salmon for generations to come.Some folks from Texas want to strip-mine the Chuitna River watershed on the west side of Cook Inlet so they can send coal to China. To get to the coal, they want to destroy...
Alaska editorial: Maintain access: New law keeps fishing stream rights on the state's agenda

...federal government doesn't plan to hold onto the land in perpetuity. Alaskans can see this in a dispute concerning the Chuitna River across Cook Inlet from Anchorage. Based on a federal decision that the river was not navigable, the local village...
Alaska tells Tyonek to drop Chuitna River claims

...Corp. to stop claiming exclusive fishing rights to the Chuitna River, about 45 miles west of Anchorage. Tyonek owns land...trespassers. It has been warning anglers that the bed of the Chuitna River is privately owned and that anyone walking, wading...
Dispute over Chuitna River calls for cool heads, respect

...before. By now we should know that it's time to take a deep breath. The corporation claims land on both sides of the Chuitna River - and asserts rights to the riverbed, claiming that wading, walking or standing in the river is trespass. Wrong...
Alaska river dispute leads to website changes

...Irwin sent a letter last month ordering the Tyonek Native Corp. to "cease-and-desist" ownership claims to the Chuitna River riverbed and stop blocking public access. The Web site of a lodge owned by the corporation has advertised exclusive...
King salmon fishing closed on 3 Cook Inlet rivers

...rivers Tuesday to king salmon fishing - the Theodore, Lewis and Chuitna rivers. The Anchorage Daily News reports none of the rivers have...also will be closed in the area from one mile south of the Chuitna River to the Susitna River.
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Reports: Coal project will cause 'irreversible' damage to streams

...anyone has been able to put this kind of stream back together again," Zamzow said Monday. About 20 percent of the Chuitna River salmon stocks come from the stream, she said. Two other nearby salmon-producing streams also likely would be affected...
Groups opposed to Chuitna coal mine sue state, seek resolution on nearby stream water

...into Cook Inlet.PacRim's plan also calls for temporarily removing 11 miles of Middle Creek, a tributary of the Chuitna River that has been deemed by the Department of Fish and Game to be significant to salmon spawning in Cook Inlet. The company...


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