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2014 Mine Updates

2014 Mine Updates

Wishbone Hill:  Usibelli continues to hold an operations permit for the Wishbone project but all work has been put on hold for the time being for several reasons.  The coal market has crashed and Usibelli…
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We Have Lift Off!

We Have Lift Off!

On Sunday, April 14th, the Castle Mountain Coalition launched its brand new MineWatch program! About 18 passionate and dedicated residents from all across the Valley came to our first ever MineWatch training to learn how…
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#J11-Idle No More

#J11-Idle No More

Friday, January 11th marked a momentous day for us here in Alaska and in places all across the world.  Instead of explaining the amazing movement, here are many media hits that explain it for us….
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It’s back! Act NOW!

It’s back! Act NOW!

Second time is the charm.  At least we hope so! Assemblyman Warren Keogh has once again introduced a resolution with the Mat-Su Borough Assembly that asks the State of AK to do a comprehensive health study on…
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Camp is coming-Register NOW!

Camp is coming-Register NOW!

Alaska Mining Action Camp September 14-16 National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Farm Loop Road, just outside Palmer Join activists from Alaska, Appalachia and beyond for a two-day camp to learn about community organizing in the…
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Time to speak up!

Time to speak up!

Tell the AK Mental Health Trust not to harm public health.  What:  The Alaska Mental Health Trust has sold two of the biggest coal leases in Alaska, the Chuitna watershed and 10,000 acres near Chickaloon…
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What’s the BUZZ about?

What’s the BUZZ about?

  A swarm is coming to Chickaloon!  The Beehive Design Collective is heading this way to share their “True Cost of Coal” graphics campaign!   Two years in the making, “The True Cost of Coal” is…
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Coal Crash?

Coal Crash?

Things sure seem to be going our way lately.  Two years ago, coal mining seemed a done deal. Now, it looks like at least one of the proposed  coal mines are all mucked up. So, who…
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