Bill Tackles Uranium Mining’s Threat to Grand Canyon

Permanent mining ban will protect water, wildlife, communities

Grand Canyon National Park, South Rim. (Photo credit: National Park Service)
A spring near Grand Canyon contaminated by nearby uranium mining. (Photo credit: Kristen M. Caldon)
(Photo credit: Edward McCain)
Kanab North Uranium Mine, next to Kanab Creek, a Colorado River tributary, on the Grand Canyon’s North Rim. (Photo credit: Robin Silver)

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Randi Spivak

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Public Lands Director Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.4 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. More info at www.biologicaldiversity.org