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Fish will keep jumpin' in the Chuitna - Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage won't have to be distracted by sunsets silhouetting a giant coal operation on the horizon. The good people of Chuitna won't have to worry about their area getting jacked up by coal dust.

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Citizen group seeks water rights in proposed mining area

Apr 10, 2015 · The public comment period closed on Thursday on a water-rights petition from a citizen group fighting a proposed coal mine in the Chuitna watershed on the .

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PacRim digs into Chuitna plans — Representative offers ...

Apr 25, 2012 · "The Chuitna coal project is not a choice between a coal mine or fish," said Dan Graham, Chuitna project manager since 2009. "It is designed for both." Graham began the presentation by explaining one of the changes to the original mining plan, which was amended to reduce the impact of development in the area.

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Chuitna Coal Project - Wikipedia

The Chuitna Coal Project is a proposed coal strip mine that, if granted state and federal permits, would be built about 45 miles (72 km) southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, in an area known as the Beluga Coal Fields near the Chuitna River and the small communities of Tyonek and Beluga in upper Cook Inlet.

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Chuitna Coal Project – Div. of Mining, Land, and Water

The Chuitna Coal Project is a surface coal mining and export development proposal for an ultra low sulfur, sub bituminous coal resource located in the Beluga Coal Field of South-central Alaska, approximately 45 miles west of Anchorage. The current project proposal consist of a surface coal mine and associated support facilities, mine access ...

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PacRim coal mine permitting suspension leaves some ...

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 ... PacRim coal mine permitting suspension leaves some simmering debate. by Ben ... Kenai has seen a nearly 40% decrease in the average rainfall for the area from June to August. Bringing you the ...

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Geology and Coal Resources of the Beluga -Yentna Region .

3. Sections of coal beds in central part of Beluga-Yentna region. 4. Sections of coal beds in Capps Glacier area. 5. Geologic map and section of Beluga and Chuitna River areas. 6. Sections of coal beds in Beluga River area. 7. Sections of coal beds in Chuitna River area. Page FIGURE 1. Index map showing location of Beluga-Yentna region_____ C3 2.

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Chuitna and the Curse of Coal | HuffPost

The plan today is to fly across the mouth of the Chuitna River and upstream, seeing where the huge pyramids of coal will sit, where the conveyor belt will run to the giant offshore island that will load coal on to ships bound for Asia, and what areas will be affected by the massive development project, as the toxic byproducts of the mine make ...

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Alaska Coal Proposals Overview - Ground Truth Trekking

Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. currently manages several coal mining leases in the Healy area to produce around 2 million tons of coal per year. Around half of this coal is burned in the Fairbanks area, and the remainder is exported to South Korea and Chile via the Seward Coal Terminal. Most of this coal currently comes from the Two Bull Ridge site ...

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Chuitna-Mine - shannonwilson

Chuitna Coal Project | Ladd, AK Shannon & Wilson provided geotechnical services for a proposed new coal mine near Ladd, Alaska. The project included a large field exploration program of more than 100 borings in remote areas without road access.

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Chuitna River mine - SourceWatch

The Chuitna River mine (Chuitna Coal Project) is a proposal of PacRim LP, a Delaware-based corporation, which holds a state lease to 20,571 acres of Alaska Mental Health Trust property where an estimated 1 billion metric tons of low-sulfur, sub-bituminous coal is thought to exist. Proven reserves are reported to be 771 million tons.

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Chuitna Coal Strip Mine | Alaskans for Responsible Mining

Chuitna Coal Strip Mine The Chuitna Coal strip mine is located in the Chuitna River Watershed near the communities of Beluga and Tyonek on the western shore of Cook Inlet. The deposit consists of subbituminous coal with low sulfur content. PacRim Coal, a Delaware company, proposes to mine eight square miles over a 25 year.

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Chuitna Mine Area Lake Water Quality Summary Final Draft ...

Chuitna Coal Project April 2010 Area Lake Summary Report 1 Introduction The Chuitna Coal Project (CCP) is a proposed surface mine located within the Chuit River drainage basin. The site is located 10 miles NW of the village of Tyonek and 45 miles west of Anchorage, on the west side of Cook Inlet in South-central Alaska.

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Coal's last gamble: A desperate industry bets on one more ...

Sep 25, 2016 · Coal's last gamble: A desperate industry bets on one more big score ... "I am confident that the salmon habitat that would be mined in the proposed Chuitna coal lease area could not be ...

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Controversial Chuitna coal mine 'shelved' after investor ...

Apr 04, 2017 · The company behind a large and contentious coal mine proposed for the west side of Cook Inlet is suspending all permitting efforts, suddenly putting the Chuitna Coal .

Alaska and coal - SourceWatch

The Chuitna River mine is a proposed coal strip mine 45 miles west of Anchorage on the Cook Inlet. PacRim Coal hopes to extract 300 million tons of coal over 25 years, making the mine Alaska's largest coal strip mine and the third largest in the United States.. PacRim Coal is seeking permits for the Chuitna River mine, located about 45 miles from Anchorage.

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CHUITNA COAL MINE PROSPECT - IDC-Online

Project Area The Chuitna Coal mine would cover about 8 square miles of undeveloped land (5,050 acres) - a landscape of rolling hills, currently covered in a mix of birch forest and low wetlands with spindly black spruce.

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The Great Alaska Coal Rush - July/August 09 - Sierra ...

The proposed Chuitna mine and numerous other in-the-works coal projects would launch what some are calling the "Alaska coal rush." Such an explosion of coal production would bring to the so-called Great Land an extraction industry that has devastated vast portions of the Lower 48.

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Net Public Benefits of the Chuitna Coal Project

Chuitna coal may fetch an average price of $125 per metric ton over the 25-year project life. Under a scenario where major investments in renewable energy reduce the demand for coal, average prices may be in the $74 per metric ton range. Four price scenarios and . Glustrom. 2011.

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Chuitna and the Curse of Coal | HuffPost

The plan today is to fly across the mouth of the Chuitna River and upstream, seeing where the huge pyramids of coal will sit, where the conveyor belt will run to the giant offshore island that will load coal on to ships bound for Asia, and what areas will be affected by the massive development project, as the toxic byproducts of the mine make ...

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