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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...
My turn: Two reasons to oppose Chuitna Coal Project

PacRim Coal, a company representing Asian coal buyers, is proposing to surface mine coal near Beluga. Known as the Chuitna Coal Project...
We should never trade wild Alaskan Salmon for dirty coal

Governor Parnell has said several times he will never trade one resource for another. PacRim Coal, a Delaware corporation, is actively seeking state and federal permits to build and operate the Chuitna coal strip mine 45 miles...
Critics line up to protest proposed mine

...proposed Alaska mine that's just 45 miles away from the state's largest city. Sound off on the important issues at PacRim Coal LP proposes to mine coal near the Chuitna River across Cook Inlet from Anchorage. The company initially is applying...
Group says Chuitna River endangered

...Rivers, a conservation group that compiles the annual list, chose the Chuitna River near Beluga because of plans by PacRim Coal, a Delaware-based limited partnership of Texas investors, to build a surface coal mining operation on the west side...
Chuitna residents petition against coal mine plan

...Coalition met Wednesday with the governor to deliver the petition with 1,500 names. They say the surface mine proposed by PacRim Coal about 45 miles west of Anchorage threatens salmon habitat in the Chuitna River. Coal mine developers hope to export...
Reports: Coal project will cause 'irreversible' damage to streams

...Chuitna coal mine project on the west side of Cook Inlet, 45 miles from Anchorage. The site is being developed by PacRim Coal LP, a Delaware-based company that plans to mine an estimated 300 million metric tons of coal over 25 years. Plans...
State rejects Chuitna Watershed anti-coal petition

...and its surrounding communities from environmental damage associated with strip mining proposed by Delaware-based PacRim Coal LP.Part of PacRim's plan calls for the removal of 11 miles of Middle Creek, a tributary deemed by the Department...


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