A bill expressing opposition to uranium mining in the Grand Canyon.
A memorial urging the President of the United States, Congress, and other federal entities to protect the Grand Canyon from uranium mining. [SCM 1005, Arizona Legislature]
Senators Dalessandro, Contreras, Farley, Hobbs, Mendez, Miranda, Peshlakai, Quezada
Detailed Bill Summary
The resolution urges Congress to “take immediate steps to permanently prohibit the destructive resource extraction of uranium on public lands surrounding Grand Canyon National Park and to protect this state’s natural resources,” and asks “that the Secretary of the United States Department of Interior and the President of the United States keep intact the mineral withdrawal and permanently protect the lands by creating a national monument surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.” [SCM 1005, Arizona Legislature]
- 01/24/18- Introduced [SCM 1005, Arizona Legislature]