City of Flagstaff Passes Resolution Opposing Uranium Mining & Transport

City of Flagstaff Passes Resolution Opposing Uranium Mining & Transport

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PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Contact: Klee Benally stopcanyonmine@gmail.com www.haulno.org   City of Flagstaff Passes Resolution Opposing Uranium Mining & Transport Commits to State, Federal, & Municipal Legislative Action *Attached photos credit: Caleb Eckert You can read the approved resolution here (PDF). Flagstaff, AZ — The Flagstaff City Council has passed a resolution opposing uranium mining and transport from the Canyon Mine, located just six miles from the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. The vote was 6 in favor and one, Councilmember Scott Overton, opposed. Leilani Clark, a volunteer with Haul No! stated to the council, “Pass the resolution, pass an ordinance, do everything you can, because we the people, by any means necessary, will do whatever it takes to prevent trucks carrying poison to pass through our communities.” After…
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Press Release: Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon Filling with Contaminated Water

Press Release: Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon Filling with Contaminated Water

Press Release/Advisory
Mine Operator Energy Fuels Violates Plan of Operations to Clear Out Excess Water; Drilling Continues Despite Expired Environmental Permits FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 20, 2017 Contact: Alicyn Gitlin, Sierra Club Grand Canyon Chapter, alicyn.gitlin[at]sierraclub.org Leona Morgan, Haul No!, stopcanyonmine[at]gmail.com Water cannons spray water from the mine shaft in the air at Canyon Mine. Alicyn Gitlin photo. TUSAYAN, Ariz. – The controversial Canyon Mine, located just six miles from Grand Canyon’s South Rim, is filling with surplus water after a wet winter. In an effort to dispose of the water from the bottom of the mine shaft, mine owner Energy Fuels Resources (USA) Inc. is trucking the contaminated water to the White Mesa Mill uranium processing facility near Blanding, Utah and spraying it, into the air and on the adjacent Kaibab National Forest, in an attempt…
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Media Advisory: U.S. Court of Appeals to Hear Back-to-Back Cases on Uranium Mining Threats to the Grand Canyon Region, Thursday Dec. 15 in San Francisco

Media Advisory: U.S. Court of Appeals to Hear Back-to-Back Cases on Uranium Mining Threats to the Grand Canyon Region, Thursday Dec. 15 in San Francisco

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Media Advisory December 12, 2016 Contacts: Ted Zukoski, Earthjustice, tzukoski@earthjustice.org Neil Levine, Grand Canyon Trust, nlevine@grandcanyontrust.org Richard W. Hughes, Rothstein Donatelli LLP, rwhughes@rothsteinlaw.com Eric Bontrager, National Parks Conservation Association, ebontrager@npca.org Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club-Grand Canyon Chapter, sandy.bahr@sierraclub.org   U.S. Court of Appeals to Hear Back-to-Back Cases on Uranium Mining Threats to the Grand Canyon Region, Thursday Dec. 15 in San Francisco   The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco will hear oral arguments Thursday, December 15 on two key cases involving uranium mining on public lands near Grand Canyon National Park. In the first case, Havasupai Tribe v. Provencio, the Havasupai Tribe, Grand Canyon Trust, Center for Biological Diversity, and Sierra Club challenge the United States Forest Service’s decision to allow Energy Fuels Resources to…
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