Petition calls for Cook Inlet coal mining ban
Alaska DNR commissioner to decide if reclamation is possible in salmon-rich region; developer continuing with baseline studies
Last updated 6/24/2007 at Noon
TRustees for Alaska, the non-profit law firm that represented the Nome plaintiffs in the case against Rock Creek mine, has teamed up with another citizens' group to oppose coal mining in the Cook Inlet area. The new group is called the Chuitna Citizens NO-COALition, and together with Trustees for Alaska it has petitioned the Department of Natural Resources to declare the Chuitna watershed unsui...