This trick could allow dangerous uranium mining at the Grand Canyon

Raúl Grijalva, Opinion contributor Published 6:00 a.m. MT July 3, 2018
Opinion: Uranium would enjoy looser environmental and permitting standards because of its importance to ‘national security and economic prosperity,’ U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva says.

On May 18, the Department of the Interior released a list of 35 minerals set to enjoy looser environmental and permitting standards because of their importance to “national security and economic prosperity.” The list includes uranium even though DOI’s screening tool suggested it didn’t meet the criteria..Read more