Dear MoveOn member,
America designated the Grand Canyon as a national park nearly 100 years ago. Unfortunately, the land surrounding the canyon was left out of the park and remains unprotected. Now, mining companies are pushing to start digging for uranium on that land.1
That's why we're calling on President Obama to permanently protect the Grand Canyon from this toxic mining by declaring it a new national monument before he leaves office.
—Margie Alt, Environment America
1. "Coalition pushes for greater environmental protections for the Grand Canyon," The Arizona Republic, August 24, 2016
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