Stories tagged: "Grand Canyon"


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Biden Firm on Uranium-Mining Ban Around ‘Jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

Biden said the country should instead be focusing on developing clean energy. For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon. President-elect Joe Biden may be ready to...

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300 Million-Year-Old Fossilized Footprints Found at Grand Canyon

Researchers say they footprints pre-date dinosaurs, and originate from a time when the earth’s land was assembled into the supercontinent Pangea.

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Reopening Grand Canyon Is ‘a Recipe for Disaster,’ Critics Say

The national park is temporarily reopening for Memorial Day Weekend.

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One of Arizona’s Most Popular Tourist Sites Shutdown Over Coronavirus

Permit holders for one of Arizona’s most popular tourist destinations are going to have to wait a little longer to explore the Havasupai waterfalls.

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Radiation Victim Urges Arizona to Oppose Uranium Mining

After months of silence, conservationists and victims of uranium radiation renew calls for Sen. Martha McSally to support mining ban around Grand Canyon.