09 Jan '12, 6pm

Yay! A Victory for the Grand Canyon - Administration Chooses to Protect the Grand Canyon from Uranium Mining

Yay! A Victory for the Grand Canyon - Administration Chooses to Protect the Grand Canyon from Uranium Mining

In what is a defining moment, the Obama administration announced today measures that will protect the Grand Canyon from future mining activities on over a million acres of public land. In particular, today’s decision to institute a mining moratorium will foreclose against the permitting of new uranium mines in the Grand Canyon area. This is notable given that uranium mining, a questionable endeavor at best, has had an especially ugly history in the Grand Canyon region. By choosing to protect the Grand Canyon from new mining activities, President Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar should be applauded for choosing to safeguard one of the world’s greatest natural treasures. Pointedly, the Southwest is littered with thousands of abandoned uranium mines. As an example of the scale of the problem, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have spent $12 million dollars ann...

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Salazar Signs Grand Canyon Mining Ban

Salazar Signs Grand Canyon Mining Ban

green.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Jan '12, 8pm

Associated Press Ken Salazar, the interior secretary, discussed the mining moratorium on Monday with a map of the Grand Ca...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 06 Jan '12, 7pm

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is expected to announce on Monday that he has approved a 20-year moratorium on new uranium ...

U.S. to Ban New Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon

green.blogs.nytimes.com 06 Jan '12, 7pm

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is expected to announce on Monday that he has approved a 20-year moratorium on new uranium ...

Green Blog: U.S. to Ban New Uranium Mining Near...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 06 Jan '12, 7pm

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is expected to announce on Monday that he has approved a 20-year moratorium on new uranium ...

Green Blog: U.S. to Ban New Uranium Mining Near...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 06 Jan '12, 7pm

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is expected to announce on Monday that he has approved a 20-year moratorium on new uranium ...

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