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Arizona OKs Uranium Mining Permit That Puts Grand Canyon’s Groundwater, Springs at Risk

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ — The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) approved an aquifer protection permit late Thursday, April 28, 2022 for a uranium mine near Grand Canyon National Park. The mine, owned by Energy Fuels Resources, has a history of flooding as it depletes shallow groundwater aquifers that express at South Rim springs. It also threatens […]