Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Northern Arizona's Locally Owned Newspaper

Uranium Mining Appeal for Mine Near Grand Canyon

Conservation groups and American Indian tribes today filed an appeal in the 9th Circuit Court challenging a lower court ruling that allowed a uranium mine near Grand Canyon National Park to re-open without updating decades-old environmental reviews. The Arizona 1 uranium mine is located near Kanab Creek immediately north of Grand Canyon National Park. In 2010, >> Read More…

Uranium Mining Tied to Regional Economy

Mining companies and local residents are awaiting Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s final decision to allow or ban hard rock mining for the next 20 years on approximately one million acres on the Arizona Strip north of Grand Canyon National Park. Surges in the price of uranium from about $10 per pound in 2003, >> Read More…

Legal Victory for Arizona Snowbowl

  Arizona Snowbowl has won yet another legal battle, although the Save the Peaks Coalition is promising to appeal today's decision.  Judge Mary H. Murguia ruled against the plaintiffs, who were claiming the final environmental impact statement by the U.S. Forest Service ignored health issues.   Arizona Snowbowl is planning snowmaking operations at the resort >> Read More…