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Alaska Coal Resource: Potential for future development: How much coal is in Alaska?  Industry and environmental groups in the state often make incredible claims: Alaska has a tenth, an eighth, or even as much as a fifth of the world's coal. Coal Resource Comparison: Coal Resources and ... [read-more]
Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS): Is 'carbon capture' from coal possible?When coal is burned, large amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) are released into the atmosphere. Releases of CO2 from coal-fired power plants make up around 40% of total CO2 emissions in the US, and are ... [read-more]
Coal Impacts: Every form of energy development impacts both people and the environment. However, coal creates greater negative impacts than almost any other energy source, whether fossil or renewable. These impacts take place throughout the lifecycle of coal, from mining to post-combustion ... [read-more]
Non-Renewable Energy in Alaska: (NOTE:  This article was written in 2010 and is no longer maintained since most of the information has been superseded by newer articles/sections of the website.  Click the following links for Oil/Gas, Coal, or Coalbed Methane)Alaska is famous for oil, ... [read-more]
Ocean Acidification: (Note: While most of the information in this article will not change with time, the part about Alaska is no longer being maintained as of late 2014)Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the major polluting byproduct of the combustion of fossil fuels ... [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]
Powering 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 Far from the Rail-belt GET PHOTO Alaska's main electric grid, commonly called the 'rail belt,' ... [read-more]
The True Cost of Coal: To the electricity customer, coal is relatively cheap. But missing from the sticker price are coal's major impacts on ecosystems, human health, and our economy. People are sickened by pollution from coal fired power plants, shortening their lives and burdening ... [read-more]