Native Corporation First to Try Underground Coal Process

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.

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

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