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AJ Gold Mine: SummaryThe Alaska Juneau (AJ) mine operated from 1917 to 1944, producing 90 million tons of gold-bearing ore, and was one of the largest mines in the world at the time.  Currently, the City and Borough of Juneau controls the land, ... [read-more]
Alaska Coal Proposals Overview: Regions Arctic Cook Inlet Central Alaska Matanuska Susitna Valley Abandoned Projects   (This is a summary of all coal-related projects and proposals in Alaska, kept up to date as possible.  For references and more detail, check out the individual articles on ... [read-more]
Arctic Coal: Most of Alaska's coal can be found in the northern part of the state, north of the Brooks range, near the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas. 88% of the state's identified coal resources are in these Arctic deposits. Although this coal ... [read-more]
Augustine Geothermal: Renewable Energy Articles Geothermal Augustine Geothermal Spurr Geothermal Wind Eva Creek Wind Fire Island Wind Hydroelectricity Chakachamna Hydro Chikuminuk Hydro Kogoluktuk Hydro Susitna-Watana Hydro Seismic Hazards at Susitna Other Tidal Power in Cook Inlet Yakutat Wave Energy Background The state ... [read-more]
BC Transboundary Mines: The "transboundary mines" is the informal name for a group of mines (only one of which, Red Chris, is operational) in northern British Columbia watersheds which drain across the U.S.-Canada border into Alaska.These mines target ore bodies which collectively contain ... [read-more]
Bokan Mountain Rare Earth Prospect: SummaryThe "Bokan - Dotson Ridge REE project" is located on Prince of Wales Island in SE Alaska.  The project, being undertaken by Ucore Rare Metals Inc. is focused on a deposit of rare earth elements.  This deposit has an unusually ... [read-more]
Canyon Creek Coal Leases: Your browser does not support iframes. Canyon Creek Coal Lease Area DNR is proposing a competitive lease sale here near the Squentna River, on the eastern edge of the Susitna Valley. SummaryThe Alaska Department of Natural Resources has decided to ... [read-more]
Chandalar Gold Prospect: BackgroundThe Chandalar mining prospect is a placer mining and early-stage hard rock exploration project located about 190 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska.  The mining claims, held by Goldrich Mining Company, total around 22,840 acres and include both active placer claims ... [read-more]
Chikuminuk Lake Hydroelectric Project: Renewable Energy Articles Geothermal Augustine Geothermal Spurr Geothermal Wind Eva Creek Wind Fire Island Wind Hydroelectricity Chakachamna Hydro Chikuminuk Hydro Kogoluktuk Hydro Susitna-Watana Hydro Seismic Hazards at Susitna Other Tidal Power in Cook Inlet Yakutat Wave Energy Summary The Chikuminuk ... [read-more]
Chuitna Coal Mine Prospect: A journey to Chuitna ...We began with a mission to look for coal. And we found a little. But as soon as we stepped away from the scattered coal boulders in the Chuitna River, it disappeared – hidden deep beneath ... [read-more]
Donlin Gold Project: SummaryThe Donlin Gold project is a proposed gold mine located in southwest Alaska.  This prospect is expected to produce around 1.5 million ounces of gold per year, and has an estimated resource base of around 34 million ounces (almost $56 ... [read-more]
Eva Creek Wind: Renewable Energy Articles Geothermal Augustine Geothermal Spurr Geothermal Wind Eva Creek Wind Fire Island Wind Hydroelectricity Chakachamna Hydro Chikuminuk Hydro Kogoluktuk Hydro Susitna-Watana Hydro Seismic Hazards at Susitna Other Tidal Power in Cook Inlet Yakutat Wave Energy Summary The Eva ... [read-more]
Goodnews Bay Platinum: Platinum GET PHOTO Platinum nugget from Goodnews Bay source: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike SummaryPlacer mining for platinum has taken place intermittently in the area near Goodnews Bay in southwest Alaska since 1927.   Recently, a company called XS Platinum Limited was ... [read-more]
Johnson River Prospect: Summary High Camp GET PHOTO Camping in Lake Clark National Park The Johnson River Prospect is a high grade copper-silver-lead-zinc-gold deposit within Lake Clark National Park, in southwestern Alaska.   The Cook Inlet Regional Corporation (CIRI), an Alaska Native-owned for-profit company ... [read-more]
Jonesville Coal Mine: Background Mine-water settling pond GET PHOTO Two ponds alternate in the role of settling sediment carried by a stream coming out of the old Evan Jones coal mine. The Evans Jones Coal Mine operated between 1920 and 1968 in Sutton, ... [read-more]
Lik Zinc Prospect: Summary Lik Prospect GET PHOTO Aerial photo of the Lik Prospect The Lik prospect, in northwest Alaska, is under exploration as a possible zinc/lead/silver mine by a small Canadian company called Zazu Metals Corporation, in collaboration with Teck Resources Limited.  ... [read-more]
Livengood Gold Prospect: SummaryThe Livengood Project is located on a large gold resource located along the Trans Alaska Pipeline, about 70 miles north of Fairbanks. Talon Gold Alaska Inc. (a subsidiary of Canadian-based International Tower Hill Mines) is exploring the deposit, focusing on ... [read-more]
Mining Claims Near Pebble: Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks  BackgroundThe controversial Pebble Mine prospect has provoked a large amount of press within Alaska due ... [read-more]
Mt. Spurr Geothermal: Renewable Energy Articles Geothermal Augustine Geothermal Spurr Geothermal Wind Eva Creek Wind Fire Island Wind Hydroelectricity Chakachamna Hydro Chikuminuk Hydro Kogoluktuk Hydro Susitna-Watana Hydro Seismic Hazards at Susitna Other Tidal Power in Cook Inlet Yakutat Wave Energy Summary The proposed ... [read-more]
Nanushuk Coal Prospect: News: After several years of no documented activity (to early 2017) related to this project, we are classifying it as "inactive". This page will be kept for reference Nanushuk coal GET PHOTO Coal seams outcrop on the Kukpowruk River SummaryIn ... [read-more]
Niblack Gold Prospect: SummaryThe Niblack Project is a copper-zinc-gold-silver deposit located on Prince of Wales Island, about 30 miles southwest of Ketchikan.  The current "indicated resource" consists of 2.6 million tons of ore, composed of 1.18% copper, 2.19% zinc 2.33 g/t gold, and ... [read-more]
Northern Gateway Oil Pipeline Project (Canada): (Note:  This article was up-to-date as of August 2012 and has not been maintained since)SummaryThe Canadian Northern Gateway Pipeline Project has proposed a pair of 1,200 km pipelines that would link the tar sand oil fields of northern Alberta with ... [read-more]
Pebble Alternative Tailings Storage Options: Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks At the proposed Pebble Mine, the mine developer intends to store the mine’s sulfide mine ... [read-more]
Pebble and Perpetuity: Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks The life of a mine doesn’t end when the metal is gone. The primary environmental ... [read-more]
Pebble Mine (Copper/Gold Prospect): Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks Summary If built, the proposed Pebble Mine would be North America's largest gold and copper ... [read-more]
Pebble Tailings Management: Our Pebble Articles Overview Block Caving Water Management Nearby Mining Claims Keystone Dialogue Perpetual Maintenance Tailings Storage Alternative Tailings Storage Opposition Powering Pebble Earthquake Risks The proposed Pebble Mine could produce up to 10.7 billion tons of tailings, a mud ... [read-more]
Port MacKenzie Rail Extension: Summary The Matanuska-Susitna Borough is building a 32-mile rail extension that would link Port MacKenzie to the existing rail system in Alaska.   With state funding, the project could was originally due to be completed in 2014 at a capital ... [read-more]
Potential CO2 Emissions of the Susitna-Beluga Coalfield: The Susitna-Beluga Coal Leases The Susitna-Beluga coal field is a large coal field located on the west side of Cook Inlet.  The mining company PacRim holds leases in Susitna-Beluga, and has proposed a massive coal mine dubbed the Chuitna Coal Project ... [read-more]
Road to Umiat: SummaryThe Road to Umiat (officially known as the Foothills West Transportation Access Project) is a proposed 100-mile road from the Dalton Highway to the outpost of Umiat in the North Slope Borough.  The goal of the $400 million project is ... [read-more]
Stone Horn Ridge Underground Coal Gasification (CIRI UCG): News: After several years of no documented activity (to early 2017) related to this project, we are classifying it as "inactive". This page will be kept for reference Background Marsh meander GET PHOTO Land within the CIRI UCG lease On ... [read-more]
Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project: Renewable Energy Articles Geothermal Augustine Geothermal Spurr Geothermal Wind Eva Creek Wind Fire Island Wind Hydroelectricity Chakachamna Hydro Chikuminuk Hydro Kogoluktuk Hydro Susitna-Watana Hydro Seismic Hazards at Susitna Other Tidal Power in Cook Inlet Yakutat Wave Energy Summary If built, ... [read-more]
Tangle Lakes/MAN Prospect: Summary Tangle Lakes Area GET PHOTO A river in the Tangle Lakes Area source: Copyright held by photographer The MAN project (also known as the Tangle Lakes project) is a large collection of nickel-copper-platinum mining leases spread over 173,000 acres of ... [read-more]
Tidal Power in Cook Inlet: Renewable Energy Articles Geothermal Augustine Geothermal Spurr Geothermal Wind Eva Creek Wind Fire Island Wind Hydroelectricity Chakachamna Hydro Chikuminuk Hydro Kogoluktuk Hydro Susitna-Watana Hydro Seismic Hazards at Susitna Other Tidal Power in Cook Inlet Yakutat Wave Energy Summary With their ... [read-more]
Upper Kobuk Mineral Project (formerly "Ambler Prospect"): SummaryThe Upper Kobuk Mineral Project seeks to develop large and remote copper/zinc/gold/silver deposits in the northwestern Arctic.  NovaCopper currently proposes to build a major open pit, truck-and-shovel mine at the prospect.Exploration of the prospect has focused on two areas, the ... [read-more]
Whistler Gold/Silver/Copper Prospect: SummaryThe Whistler gold/silver/copper prospect is located on the Skwentna River, about 100 miles northwest of Anchorage.  The current official resource estimate (a sum of the indicated plus inferred resource) is around 3 million ounces of gold, 13 million ounces of ... [read-more]
Wishbone Hill Coal Mine: Background The Wishbone Hill Mine is a proposed coal mine in the Matanuska Valley approximately 5 miles west of downtown Sutton, AK. The site is on the border of the Sutton/Alpine and Buffalo/Soapstone Community Council boundaries and is within a ... [read-more]
Yakutat Wave Energy Project: Renewable Energy Articles Geothermal Augustine Geothermal Spurr Geothermal Wind Eva Creek Wind Fire Island Wind Hydroelectricity Chakachamna Hydro Chikuminuk Hydro Kogoluktuk Hydro Susitna-Watana Hydro Seismic Hazards at Susitna Other Tidal Power in Cook Inlet Yakutat Wave Energy Background Yakutat, Alaska, ... [read-more]