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New Uranium Mining Banned Around Grand Canyon

New Uranium Mining Banned Around Grand CanyonNew uranium and other hardrock mining around Grand Canyon National Park has been banned for the next 20 years by the Department of the Interior.

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced his decision on Jan. 9, 2012 ans said the move is to protect the iconic Grand Canyon and its vital watershed from the potential adverse effects of additional uranium and other hardrock mining on over 1 million acres of federal land.
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Grand Canyon’s North Rim to Begin Shutting Down for 2011 Season

Grand Canyon’s North Rim to Begin Shutting Down for 2011 Season Grand Canyon National Park's staff will begin shutting down most North Rim visitor services and facilities on Saturday, Oct. 15; 2011, but the North Rim will remain open to visitors through Nov. 27 or until snow closes Highway 67 leading into the par...
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Grand Canyon’s North Rim to Celebrate Western Arts Day

Grand Canyon’s North Rim to Celebrate Western Arts Day Western Arts Day, an annual celebration of Grand Canyon National Park's history and culture, will be held at the North Rim Saturday, July 9, 2011.

Western Arts Day commemorates the western way of life which helps define what Grand Canyon, Northern Ari...
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Free Exhibit Offers Insights into the Native Peoples Who Lived at the Grand Canyon

Free Exhibit Offers Insights into the Native Peoples Who Lived at the Grand Canyon Who were the people who lived at the Grand Canyon thousands of years ago? How did they survive? What did they do?

In a remarkable exhibit highlighting archaeological excavations that took place between 2007 and 2009 along the Colorado River, visitors ...
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Grand Canyon’s North Rim to Open May 15 for 2011 Summer Season

Grand Canyon’s North Rim to Open May 15 for 2011 Summer Season With spring well underway, Grand Canyon National Park rangers said the North Rim will open to the public May 15, officialls starting the 2011 summer season.

The Arizona Department of Transportation will open Highway 67 to the North Rim of Grand Canyon...
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