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Video: Miners Confronted at Grand Canyon Uranium Mine

Video: Miners Confronted at Grand Canyon Uranium Mine

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https://youtu.be/ov2cwYW8U-M Indigenous & environmental advocates confronted workers at the Canyon Mine on March 12, 2017. Energy Fuel's Canyon Mine is located just miles from the Grand Canyon and is desecrating Red Butte, a site sacred to Havasupai, Diné, & Hopi Nations. Learn more, sign our pledge of resistance, and donate here: www.haulno.org Video by www.cleanupthemines Edited by www.indigenousaction.org
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Alert: Energy Fuels Completes Drilling Near Grand Canyon

Alert: Energy Fuels Completes Drilling Near Grand Canyon

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Uranium Mining Could Begin June 2017 at Sacred Site GRAND CANYON, AZ -- Energy Fuels Inc. recently reported that it has completed drilling of it's uranium mine shaft at Canyon Mine, which is located just miles from the Grand Canyon. The company is now creating a plan based upon results of the drilling before it can resume construction at the site. They have also temporarily fired most of their workers. Energy Fuels threatens that uranium ore extraction could begin at Canyon Mine as early as June 2017. [caption id="attachment_253" align="alignright" width="239"] Klee Benally confronts Canyon Mine worker March 12[/caption] "Energy Fuels is violating Mother Earth, desecrating sacred Red Butte, and now bringing poisonous water laced with uranium out of their mine near the Grand Canyon. It is an outrage to…
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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

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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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Uranium Mining at the Grand Canyon? #HaulNo!

Uranium Mining at the Grand Canyon? #HaulNo!

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Awareness & Action Tour to Stop Canyon Mine Planned for Spring 2017      December 15, 2016 Grand Canyon, AZ — Energy Fuels Inc. is planning to poison the Grand Canyon including the precious Colorado River. Are we going to let our future be poisoned for thousands of generations by this greedy corporation? We say, “Haul no!”. #HaulNo! is an awareness & action tour that is being planned for Spring 2017 throughout Northern Arizona and Southern Utah along the proposed uranium haul route from Energy Fuel’s Canyon Mine to its White Mesa Mill. Volunteers from organizations such as Diné No Nukes, Clean Up The Mines, Grand Canyon Trust, and concerned community members have joined forces to spread awareness and empower action to ensure that the Grand Canyon, sacred sites, precious water, and…
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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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