Underground coal gasification exploration license awarded
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has awarded an exploration license for underground coal gasification to the Australian company Linc Energy. The license includes areas on the west side of Cook Inlet, around Nenana, and in the Denali Borough near Healy and Anderson. Maps of the involved AMHTA lands in the Denali Borough are below, along with the Linc Energy announcement and an Alaska Dispatch article that explains underground coal gasification and its prospects in Alaska.
Map of Healy-area AMHTA lands included in license
Map of Anderson-area AMHTA lands included in license
Map of Nenana-area AMHTA lands included in license
Linc Energy announcement
Alaska Dispatch: Alaska Coal – Everything Old is New Again