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Uranium Mining: a History of Contamination - Hydrology and the Grand Canyon


Environment Posted On August 27, 2018

In the visitor center, on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, is a picture window with stunning views of the Canyon. Etched in the glass is a quote from Theodore Roosevelt’s speech where he dedicated the Grand Canyon as one of the Nation’s first National Parks:
Do nothing to mar its grandeur, for the ages have been at work on it and man cannot improve it. Keep it for your children, your children’s…

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Uranium Mining: a History of Contamination - Church Rock New Mexico

by William "Bill" Pierce

Environment Posted On August 05, 2018

Wherever I go, people ask me to talk about uranium mining and its hazards. As a Radiation Safety Officer, I know a lot about the potential harms that uranium mining poses to people, wildlife, air and water. I also know that if elected as Arizona State Mine Inspector, my official position would be unable to stop uranium mining. That responsibility falls on our lawmakers and the courts. However, it is the duty of mine inspector…

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