Comment Deadline: January 14th
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Denison Mines Corp., a Canadian corporation has submitted water and air quality permit applications to
Please spread the word. If you cannot make it to Phoenix or Flagstaff please consider organizing a vigil, rally or event in your community!
If you would like to help with outreach you can pick up posters at Taala Hooghan infoshop in Flagstaff (1700 N 2nd St. near Rt 66 and 4th St.) or you can print your own from www.truesnow.org. Volunteer support is also needed, contact phxrally@TrueSnow.org.
SAVE THE PEAKS!
July 15th – 16th, 2010
Prayer Vigil â€¢Â March â€¢Â Rally
Arizona Snowbowl is attempting to expand development on the San Francisco Peaks and make fake snow out of treated sewage effluent on our public lands. This wastewater has been proven to contain harmful contaminants such as pharmaceuticals, hormones and cancer causing agents.
The US Forest Service has ignored public health concerns and approved this development without any tests to determine the health effects if our children eat the wastewater snow.
Snowbowl would be the only ski area in the world to use 100% wastewater to make snow. They would use 1.5 million gallons per day, storing and spraying this wastewater on a mountain that is holy to more than 13 Indigenous Nations.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2010
Indigenous and American Indian Studies Scholars Speak Out Against SB1070, Call for an Economic Boycott of Arizona
TUCSONâ€”Indigenous and American Indian studies scholars are
Thousands of Claims Threaten Public Health & Sacred Lands
By Klee Benally
Grand Canyon, AZ — In defianceÂ 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.
Supreme Court Affirms Tribes Have No Religious Rights,
Tribes and others Call For Congressional Action to Protect Sacred Places
Flagstaff, AZ — On Monday, June 8th 2009, the Supreme Court denied the petition by Tribes & Environmental groups to hear the case to protect the holy San Francisco Peaks.
For nearly a decade, the Save the Peaks Coalition, Tribes, Environmental groups, and community members lead an effort to stop the Snowbowl ski areaâ€™s plan to expand itâ€™s development on the Peaks, and make snow from treated sewage effluent. The ski resort operates on the Holy Mountain through a lease by the United States Forest Service, which sanctioned the proposed development in 2004.