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Supreme Court upholds Obama-era uranium mining ban in areas around Grand Canyon NP


The ban on new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon implemented by the Obama administration was effectively upheld on Monday when the US supreme court declined to hear a challenge from the industry.


Environmental groups and Native American communities declared victory when, on the first day of its fall season, the bench announced that the uranium extraction ban was among cases it refuses to review.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/01/grand-canyon-uranium-mining-ban-upheld-as-supreme-court-declines-to-hear-challenge

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