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Grand Canyon in the snow. (Karen Grigoryan / Shutterstock)
Press Release December 12, 2017

House Hearing Attacks Grand Canyon Uranium Ban

20-year moratorium, upheld by 9th Circuit Court today, protects Tribes, water, wildlife, tourism

The Grand Canyon is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
(National Park Service Photo)
Press Release: Victory December 12, 2017

Appeals Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban

Havasupai Tribe, conservation coalition celebrate key win for water, wildlife, sacred lands

The Uqualla family of the Havasupai Tribe stand with U.S. Congressman Raul Grijalva at the edge of the Grand Canyon
(Photo courtesy Grand Canyon Trust)
Press Release November 26, 2014

Havasupai Tribe, Conservation Coalition Will Defend Grand Canyon From Uranium Industry Appeal

Uranium companies appeal ruling that banned new mining claims on 1 million acres near iconic park

The Colorado River snakes through the Grand Canyon.
(koji Hirano / iStockphoto)
Press Release: Victory September 30, 2014

Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban

Havasupai Tribe, conservation coalition celebrate key win for protecting water, wildlife, and sacred lands

Press Release March 31, 2004

Government Failing Grand Canyon Wildlife

Grand Canyon Trust files lawsuit to restore health of Colorado River

Press Release January 9, 2013

Grand Canyon Uranium-mining Threats Still Loom A Year After Historic Mining Restrictions

Mining industry suing to overturn mining moratorium

Press Release March 13, 2012

Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban Defended by Havasupai Tribe, Conservation Coalition

Mining threatens water, wildlife, sacred lands

Havasu Creek, between Mooney Falls and Beaver Falls, at the Grand Canyon.
(Photo courtesy of Alan English)
Press Release April 27, 2015

Forest Service Begins to Pave Way for Massive Urban Sprawl Next to Grand Canyon

Permit would facilitate 2,100 new housing units plus malls, hotels near canyon’s edge

Press Release January 9, 2012

Grand Canyon's Million-acre Uranium Mining Ban Finalized

Scientists, tribal and local governments, businesses all support protections

The iconic Grand Canyon in Arizona may soon be ground zero for two massive development projects.
(Alexey Stiop/Shutterstock)
Press Release: Victory March 4, 2016

Forest Service Rejects Project That Would Have Spelled Disaster for Grand Canyon

Agency denies Stilo Development Group’s plan to build road, infrastructure through Kaibab National Forest

Press Release: Victory March 20, 2013

Judge Upholds Uranium Mining Ban on One Million Acres Near Grand Canyon

Ruling upholds Interior Department’s authority to temporarily protect lands from destructive mining

The Grand Canyon is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
(National Park Service Photo)
Press Release June 3, 2015

Over 200,000 People Urge Forest Service to Reject Mega-Development Near Grand Canyon

Public overwhelmingly opposes threat to national treasure

The milky turquoise waters of Little Colorado River near its confluence with the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon
(Getty Images)
Press Release August 3, 2020

Conservationists Intervene to Oppose New Dam Project Near the Grand Canyon

New hydropower project would harm Little Colorado River and endangered species

The milky turquoise waters of Little Colorado River near its confluence with the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon
(Getty Images)
Press Release November 18, 2019

Conservationists Intervene in Ludicrous Effort to Dam the Little Colorado River Half a Mile from the Grand Canyon

Arizona company thinks flooding one of the most stunning landscapes in America is a good idea

Press Release February 27, 2012

Industry Tries to Overturn Ban on Grand Canyon Uranium Mining

Conservation groups to defend international icon in court

feature September 19, 2012

Protecting the Grand Canyon Against Uranium Mining

More than 4 million visitors each year seek out the sunset-colored vistas of the Grand Canyon National Park. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar protected one million acres of land around the Grand Canyon by putting a halt to uranium mining. Earthjustice is defending the decision in court.

Press Release January 27, 2006

Court Rules Grand Canyon Fish Recovery Plan Inadequate

Government must craft more realistic minimum population goals for native fish

Article March 17, 2012

Uranium Industry Attack on Grand Canyon

At the beginning of the last century, Ralph H. Cameron was a booster of the Grand Canyon. He wanted to promote – and cash in on – the Canyon as a tourist destination. He helped expand Bright Angel Trail, now one of the most popular trails into the Canyon from the South Rim. But at…