Grand Canyon Mining News

US to spend $1 million on abandoned uranium mines cleanup

Amendment to an energy and water act expediting the cleanup of abandoned uranium mines must first be approved by the Senate.

US miners ask Supreme Court to end uranium mining ban near Grand Canyon

The National Mining Association (NMA) and the American Exploration and Mining Association (AEMA) have filed petitions asking the court to reverse the 2012 ban.

Trump to open parts of Utah National Monument to miners, oil firms — report

The monument, one of the 27 President Trump is taking a second look at, covers 1.3 million acres (about 5,260 square km), and it includes land considered sacred to Native Americans.

Trump urged to end uranium mining ban near Grand Canyon

Supporters of the moratorium, which expires in 2032, say new mining activity will likely boost the risk of uranium-contaminated water flowing into the Canyon.

Uranium mining near Grand Canyon to remain banned: court

Revoking the ban would have resulted in the development of 26 new uranium mines and 700 uranium exploration projects.

Mining companies stockpile uranium near Grand Canyon

Uranium resources in the so-called Arizona Strip represent about 40% of the US reserves.

Controversial uranium mine near the Grand Canyon put on hold

Energy Fuels Resources cited weak uranium prices and litigation expenses as main reasons.

Uranium mine by the Grand Canyon to reopen despite Obama’s ban

Canadian Energy Fuels Resources aims to restart its Canyon Mine by 2015.

New lawsuit to reverse Grand Canyon uranium mining ban

Canadian mining company Quaterra Alaska and county supervisors in northern Arizona have filed a lawsuit against the US government, aiming to reverse a federal 20-year closure of one million acres of uranium-rich public lands located near the Grand Canyon.

What rhymes with Grand Canyon? Yes, Uranium

The U.S. Nuclear Energy Institute and the National Mining Association (NMA) are demanding the Obama administration to revoke a ban on new uranium mining around the Grand Canyon in Arizona. And they are doing so by suing the U.S. Interior Department, as the organizations announced yesterday.