US house votes to ban uranium mining near grand canyon.

 
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The US House approved legislation Wednesday to permanently ban uranium and other hardrock mining near the Grand Canyon. The bill from Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, passed by a vote of 236-185. The legislation would permanently withdraw about 1 million acres of public lands north and south of Grand Canyon National Park from mineral...

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