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Grand Canyon: Permits for Energy Fuels Uranium Mines Must Be Rejected by Arizona – Aug 29, 30 Hearings and Comment Deadline

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Grand Canyon NPS
Grand Canyon US National Park Service
By the Sierra Club:
State of Arizona Asked to Reject Permit Renewals for Uranium Mines Near Grand Canyon National Park August 16, 2016

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— Conservation groups today asked the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to deny air permits for three uranium mines near Grand Canyon and to continue monitoring a mine that is no longer active. All of these mines are located within watersheds (surface and ground) that drain directly into Grand Canyon National Park and threaten water, air and other important resources of the greater Grand Canyon ecoregion, including soil, wildlife, sacred Native American sites and the health of people who are exposed to the heavy metals and radiation associated with these mines.

Grand Canyon Trust, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity filed comments [1] with ADEQ outlining ongoing concerns with the four uranium mines. The…

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August 28, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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