Grand Canyon Uranium Mine as Big as a Walmart Parking Lot to Proceed Despite Obama Ban

May 1, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock A Canadian Company has received federal approval to proceed with a uranium mine despite a ban put in place by President Obama last year. Energy Fuels Resources has skirted the ban by producing a 1986 environmental report conducted by the United States Forest Service, The Guardian reports, but several conservation groups and the Havasupai tribe have dismissed the report as being outdated. The old Canyon mine will clearcut land as large as a Walmart parking lot just six miles from the South Rim entrance to the canyon, which is up to 70 million years old. Read the rest of Grand Canyon Uranium Mine as Big as a Walmart Parking Lot to Proceed Despite Obama Ban Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Energy Fuels Resources , Environment , environmental destruction , grand canyon , Grand Canyon Trust , Havasupai , Nature , News , Red Wall Aquifer , seven natural wonders of the world , South Rim of Grand Canyon , Travel , uranium , us forest service        

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Grand Canyon Uranium Mine as Big as a Walmart Parking Lot to Proceed Despite Obama Ban

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