20 Jun '11, 8pm

NPCA Applauds Decision by DOI to Ban Uranium Mining Around Grand Canyon National Park.

Statement by: David Nimkin, Southwest Regional Office Director, National Parks Conservation Association “This announcement is wonderful news for the millions of people who live near and visit the Grand Canyon each year, as well as the tens of millions more across our nation who believe the integrity and natural state of this awe-inspiring location should not be compromised. By protecting one million acres of federal lands around the Grand Canyon from uranium mining for the next 20 years, Secretary Salazar is making sure future generations will be able to enjoy a Grand Canyon unmarred from this development and has thus earned their thanks for the protection of its majesty and the preservation of the fragile ecology of the Colorado River. “By keeping this beloved national park unspoiled by inappropriate developments, this action will allow the Grand Canyon to continue to be ...

Full article: http://www.npca.org/media_center/press_releases/2011/Nati...

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