• Dave Harmon, PW editor

House passes bills to permanently ban uranium mining around Grand Canyon NP, O&G drilling near Chaco

The House passed legislation Wednesday that would ban mining near the Grand Canyon, a move designed to counter any efforts by the Trump administration to bolster the uranium industry by mining on federal lands.

The bill, which passed 236-185, would make permanent a mining moratorium on more than 1 million acres in northern Arizona surrounding the iconic national park.

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