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Joel Minor, Attorney, Earthjustice: "It's important to look at all of those spills together, and think about the total volume of chemicals and fluids, and waste products that are being spilled, and look at those cumulative impacts over time."
Uranium Mining Industry Seeks Supreme Court Review to Overturn Mining Ban that Protects Grand Canyon Region
Heidi McIntosh. Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "We knew that this was driven largely by politics but when you see the documents, when you see that Sen. Hatch drew the boundaries reportedly to void all conflicts with mineral extraction, it really puts a fine point on it."
Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “The most important immediate change is that the lands will once again be available for mining prospectors to get out on federal public lands and stake mining claims.”