From Havasupai Tribe, Grand Canyon Trust, Sierra Club, & Center for Biological Diversity.
Decision Allows Mining Without Tribal Consultation or Update Decades-old Environmental Review
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Thousands of Claims Threaten Public Health & Sacred Lands
By Klee Benally
Grand Canyon, AZ — In defiance of legal challenges and a U.S. Government moratorium, Canadian company Denison Mines has started mining uranium on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. According to the Arizona Daily Sun the mine has been operating since December 2009.