Alaska coal development fighting uphill battle against national fossil fuel sentiments

Journalist Jeff Goodell is in the state this week to promote his book, Big Coal, an indictment of the coal industry. Alaska ranks high among the states in coal potential and proposed coal projects are springing up from Chickaloon to Chuitna. But a growing backlash against coal development is gaining momentum and may dampen the state’s coal revival.

Ellen Lockyer, APRN – Matanuska-Susitna Borough