CIRI Enters Energy Venture

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

Cook Inlet Region, Inc. has joined with a Texas-based energy company to tap into coal deposits on the west side of Cook Inlet. But there will be no mining involved, due to a unique process which converts the coal to gas beneath the ground. As KSKA’s Ellen Lockyer reports, the project marks CIRI’s venture into the energy generation business.

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