State Decision Allowing Usibelli Coal to Explore for Gas Leaves Locals Upset

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

Usibelli Coal has been given the OK to explore for natural gas in the Healy area. The state has announced it will not reconsider its earlier decision to grant the company a license to look for gas on over 200,000 acres of land east and west of the Parks Highway near Denali National Park.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the move has some locals upset.

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