Cook Inlet

Pebble takes turn defending mine plan

May 22, 2019
Pebble Limited Partnership

 

Last week, opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine spoke to a joint meeting of the Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce. They highlighted concerns about the project’s potential impacts farther away from the actual mine and closer to the planned shipping operations in southwest Cook Inlet, where instead of salmon, opponents are worried about bears and a growing bear viewing industry. This week brought Pebble’s rebuttal.

Andy Seitz, University of Alaska Fairbanks

 

Researchers now have a better idea of what’s eating king salmon in the open ocean. A new study from the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Science found kings filling the bellies of salmon sharks, but that wasn’t the information they were after.

 

 


Hilcorp files modest Cook Inlet plans for 2019-2020

May 14, 2019

 

Hilcorp has filed its plans for the coming year with the state and little new work will be done on its Cook Inlet operations. The independent, Texas-based company produced 85% of the gas that came from Cook Inlet last year, with daily production approaching 200 million cubic feet.

Panel to review Cook Inlet infrastructure

Mar 18, 2019
Alaska Department of Natural Resources

 

A panel of experts has been named to take a look at the pipeline infrastructure of Cook Inlet and make recommendations that will help ensure continued safe operation.

No guarantees for progress on AK LNG in 2019

Dec 28, 2018
Redoubt Reporter

 

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation spent a lot of 2018 talking about how much progress it was prepared to make on an instate gas line in 2019 and beyond. But investors are still being sought and an environmental impact statement due in February is no guarantee that permits will be issued.

 

 


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