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Arizona’s U.S. Senators have introduced a bill that would ban all new uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s the latest of several attempts to protect the area’s water and environment.


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Arizona Democratic Congressman Raul Grijalva has reintroduced a bill that would ban uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. It’s the latest attempt to make permanent an Obama-era moratorium. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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State environmental regulators will require owners of a uranium mine near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to apply for more stringent water protection permit that will likely allow additional oversight. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

  

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A federal judge has ruled against environmental groups and a tribe in their bid to keep a uranium mine south of the Grand Canyon from operating.

 

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The Trump administration announced last week it won’t require nuclear power plants in the U.S. to buy more domestically produced uranium. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, that came as a surprise to some environmental groups.


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