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Split decision in water reservation case

...application approved was for the lower reach of Middle Creek, outside the boundaries of the mine plan being pursued by PacRim Coal. According to the decision, based on information provided by the coalition and the objections of PacRim and others...
Fish Factor: Salmon streams' future

...specific management measures, to maintain yields, or harvestable surpluses, above a stock's escapement needs."PacRim Coal of Delaware and Texas wants to dewater the streams and dig Alaska's largest coal mine.DNR Water Resources Chief Dave...
Proposed coal mine development draws water rights debate

...provide input in August on a proposal by Delaware-based PacRim Coal to empty a Chuitna River tributary that provides a habitat for salmon.KTOO-FM reported PacRim Coal has applied for traditional, perpetual water rights...
Letter: Seize the moment and protect salmon

...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, has applied to strip-mine hundreds of feet below the riverbed, destroying some...
Alaska's mines keep plugging hard to raise money. In Alaska, across Cook Inlet from Anchorage, the developer of the Chuitna coal project, PacRim Coal, is plugging away in an extended permitting program, which began in 2006.Meanwhile the company is dealing with the...
Alaska Digest

...Dome, with Anchorage-based Cook Inlet Region Inc., is one of two major leaseholders of Beluga coal. The other is PacRim Coal, headed by Anchorage businessman Bob Stiles. "We have had no part in the deal. We have had no contact with anyone...
Northwest Digest

...China, and other factors. Anchorage-based company PacRim Coal recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the...for the company. Robert Stiles, project developer of PacRim Coal, has been trying since the early 1980s to turn Beluga...
Alaska Digest

...1971. Company lays out Beluga mine timeline ANCHORAGE - PacRim Coal LP has laid out an aggressive timeline for developing...of Anchorage, could supply coal to the Agrium plant. PacRim Coal has five coal leases that cover about 20,000 acres...
Permitting bill hits bump in Senate Finance committee

...reservation in 2009, appealed a decision by the Department of Natural Resources to grant a temporary water use permit to PacRim Coal.A judge in February found the coalition and PacRim had competing interests in the same body of water and that water...
Arts calendar

...Coalition and Cook Inletkeeper panel discussion, 5:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn. Reception and panel discussion about PacRim Coal's-mining proposal. Hors d'oeuvres featuring wild Alaskan salmon and a no host bar. Details: www.inletkeeper...


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