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Coal Mining Jobs in Alaska

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Alaska Coal Mine to Sell Lots to Healy Subdivision ...

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A coal mining company is planning to sell land to residents who have subleased lots in a neighborhood southwest of Fairbanks. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports ...

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Alaska coal mine to sell lots to Healy subdivision residents

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A coal mining company is planning to sell land to residents who have subleased lots in a neighborhood southwest of Fairbanks. Usibelli Coal Mine announced Friday that it had purchased the acre ( hectare) Tri-Valley subdivision in Healy and plans to begin offering ...

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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.

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Alaska - State Energy Profile Analysis - U.S. Energy ...

Alaska has other substantial energy resources. The state's recoverable coal reserves rank among the top one-third of the coal-producing states. 11 Its many rivers offer some of the highest hydroelectric power potential in the nation. 12 Large swaths of the Alaskan coastline offer significant wind energy potential, 13 and the state's many volcanic fields offer geothermal potential. 14 Because ...

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Usibelli Coal Mine

Founded in 1943 by Emil Usibelli, Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. (UCM) is located in the mountains of the Alaska Range, near the town of Healy, Alaska. UCM is 115 miles south of Fairbanks and 250 miles north of Anchorage adjacent to the Parks Highway and Alaska Railroad.

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Usibelli Coal Mine - Mining Equipment

Founded in 1943, Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) has grown to become the largest coal mining operation in Alaska utilizing the most modern mining equipment and state-of-the-art engineering to supply coal to six Alaska power plants and export coal to Chile, South Korea and …

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Usibelli Coal Mine - Home | Facebook

Usibelli Coal Mine celebrates 75 years of mining in Healy, Alaska this year. The students at UAF School of Management produced this great video to help commemorate this amazing milestone!. Come celebrate with us on Saturday, August 4 from 5pm at the mine in …

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Bristol Bay | US EPA

After hearing directly from stakeholders and the people of Alaska, EPA is suspending its process to withdraw proposed restrictions on mining in Bristol Bay. Learn more about EPA's decision not to withdraw proposed restrictions.

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The Alaska Coal Boom Goes Bust | Sierra Club

The Chuitna mine would have been the largest coal mine ever developed in Alaska. Efforts to open the strip mine stretch back to the 1970s, when coal companies first attempted to develop huge coal reserves around the Chuitna River on the western side of Cook Inlet. The most recent mining proposal was initiated in 2006 by PacRim Coal.

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Alaska Coal - Ground Truth Trekking

Alaska possesses vast amounts of coal, probably a major portion of the world's remaining coal resource. As a result, the choices that are made in Alaska regarding coal development will have a major local and global impact. Even though small-scale mining began here in the 1850's, coal mining has never taken off in Alaska.

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Alaska Mining News and Commentary | MINING.com

Alaska mining news. Explore related Alaska articles for more information on the Alaska mining industry.

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Coal Mining in Alaska: A Dirty Business - Environmental Law

Because the threats from coal are real and the consequences significant, Trustees works each and every day to keep Alaska’s coal and its dirty ways in the ground. TL;DR Coal mining in Alaska is a damn dirty business. It’s threatening communities, the subsistence …

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alaska gold mining stories - Mineral Processing EPC

 · alaska gold mining stories Cheap Coal Dust, find Coal Dust deals on line at alaska gold mining stories CENTRALIA Illinois Coal Dust Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1947 Old . and Restoration of an Anthracite Mining Town (Stories of the Susquehanna Valley). 74.70.

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Healy: Coal Capital of Alaska

They send their coal to power plants around Alaska and export it to Pacific Rim countries. Healy school children nicknamed the mine’s dragline “Ace-in-the-Hole.” The dragline is the largest mobile land machine in Alaska and moves massive amounts of dirt.

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Climate & Energy | Alaska Conservation Foundation

Coal and mining. Coal is the dirtiest fuel on Earth, and unfortunately, up to 1/8 of the world’s total coal resources is found in Alaska – a staggering 5.5 trillion tons. As a result of this abundance, Alaska is being eyed by international mining companies as the next frontier for coal development.

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Massive energy source, Alaska coal still largely undeveloped

As the UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers has noted, coal provides a considerable power benefit to Alaska, though many oppose its growth, particular Mat-Su residents fighting a new mine at Wishbone Hill.

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Alaska coal mine to sell lots to Healy subdivision residents

An Alaska coal mining company is planning to sell land to residents who have subleased lots in a neighborhood southwest of Fairbanks. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Usibelli Coal Mine ...

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Future of Wishbone Hill coalmine uncertain as permit is ...

On Jan. 17, the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, or OSM, told the Alaska Department of Natural Resources that it erred in extending the permit of Wishbone Hill Mine ...

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Coal Mining in Alaska - Coal Diver

The Wishbone Hill [Coal] Mine has been re-approved by the Alaska DNR to resume surface coal mining of the Wishbone Mine. It is approximately five miles west of Sutton, Alaska. In 1997, Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. purchased the rights to the mining lease, the validity of which has been questioned by the federal Office of Mining and Surface Reclamation.

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Alaska coal mine to sell lots to Healy subdivision residents

An Alaska coal mining company is planning to sell land to residents who have subleased lots in a neighborhood southwest of Fairbanks. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Usibelli Coal Mine ...

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Alaska Journal | Groups seek halt to coal mining near Sutton

A lawsuit filed in federal court says an Alaska coal mining company is preparing to dig at a Matanuska-Susitna prospect without valid permits. A lawsuit filed in federal court says an Alaska coal mining company is preparing to dig at a Matanuska-Susitna prospect without valid permits.

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Usibelli Coal Mine - SourceWatch

Usibelli was the coal supplier and a financial partner in the currently-defunct Healy Clean Coal Plant and is currently exploring the option of expanding their mining operations to the Wishbone Hill Coal Mine coal deposit near Sutton, AK.

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With coal mine off table, state yanks water reservation ...

PacRim Coal, the company that had been pursuing the Chuitna coal mine, abandoned the project in 2017. ... "Our salmon in Alaska are not what they used to be, and if citizens have to stand up and ...

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Healy coal mine - YouTube

 · Clip of Alaska Railroad cars being loaded with coal at Healy, Alaska. Time frame of the clip is 1958 to 1960. (Color/Silent/16mm). This sequence contains excerpts from AAF from the Machetanz ...

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A massive coal mining project was scrapped in Alaska after ...

A controversial coal mining project in Alaska worth more than $600 million has been abandoned by its developers, underscoring the uphill battle President Donald Trump will face in fulfilling his ...

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alaska gold mining stories

 · Cheap Coal Dust, find Coal Dust deals on line at alaska gold mining stories CENTRALIA Illinois Coal Dust Mine EXPLOSION Disaster 1947 Old Newspaper Shown is an original historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE .

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History of coal mining in Alaska – Coal mining and Alaska

The history of coal mining in Alaska is vast and relatively incomplete. While the large operations were recorded there were smaller operations that were not properly documented. What can be found starts as early as 1786 on the Kenai Peninsula when Nathaniel Portlock found coal at Coal Cove.

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Alaska Mines | Mine Training Center | University of Alaska ...

Usibelli Coal Mine (www.usibelli.com) Founded in 1943 by Emil Usibelli, Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. is located in the mountains of the Alaska Range, near the town of Healy, Alaska. UCM is 115 miles south of Fairbanks and 250 miles north of Anchorage adjacent to the Parks Highway and Alaska Railroad.

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Coal Mining in Alaska: A Dirty Business - Trustees for Alaska

TL;DR Coal mining in Alaska is a damn dirty business. It’s threatening communities, the subsistence way of life and the integrity of our environment. It’s threatening communities, the subsistence way of life and the integrity of our environment.

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Route Map: Healy - Alaska Railroad

Healy is located 110 miles south of Fairbanks on the George Parks Highway, just a dozen miles from the entrance to the park. Healy is rich in coal mining history. In 1920, Healy River Coal Company was established and began winter operations. Coal was hauled …

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Alaska - Minerals Program - Bureau of Land Management

BLM Alaska Mining and Minerals. Placer mining, long a mainstay of Alaska's gold mining industry, still operates today. In addition to gold, silver, zinc, and lead other minerals are also actively mined. BLM Alaska issues over 5,000 of Federal mining claims and has about 100 of active mines and Mining Operation Plans on public lands.

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Coal mining and Alaska - University of Alaska Fairbanks

Why surface mining and not underground. The method of surface mining is used by the Usibelli Coal mine because there is no need for them to dig deep for the coal.

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Usibelli Coal Mine Inc Healy, AK Mining Companies - MapQuest

The company operates coal mining in Alaska and supplies six Interior Alaska power plants with coal. Usibelli Coal Mine was instrumental in initiating the Healy Clean Coal Project that was designed to demonstrate a different type of coal combustion and emission technology that when proven, could be used to retrofit coal plants around the world.

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Mining Index – Div. of Mining, Land, and Water

Anchorage Office Mine Permitting & Mineral Property Mgmt. 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 900B Anchorage, AK 99501 ... Coal Exploration Application J View Page . Other Mining News and Topics: Pay Your Mining Claim Bills Online ... Notice to the Public Interested in Mining Offshore of Nome, Alaska (posted 2/22/2012) Mining Information.

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Mining - Resource Development Council

• The Usibelli Coal Mine, a family-owned mine located outside Healy, is the only operating coal mine in Alaska. The mine has been in continuous operation since 1943 and celebrated its 70th year mining Alaskan coal last year.

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Coal Regulatory Program – Div. of Mining, Land, and Water

The Alaska Division of Mining, Land and Water Management (DMLW) administers the Alaska Coal Mining Control and Reclamation Act and the implementing regulations for coal mining on private, municipal, state and federal land.

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Travel to Healy, Alaska with BEARFOOT Guides - Explore ...

The mine was begun in 1918, and is now Alaska’s largest, digging 800,000 tons of coal a year. It provides coal to Golden Valley Electric, the University of Alaska in Fairbanks , and to South Korea.

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Alaska Coal - Ground Truth Trekking

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Alaska Coal and Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Alaska coal’s contribution to climate change depends on the amount of coal actually produced and burned. Alaska’s coal resource is known to be vast compared to current mining activities, but it …

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