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Uranium Mining Near the Grand Canyon
 
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A discussion about the pros and cons of a proposed 20-year moratorium on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon with Sandy Bahr of the Sierra Club and Pam Hill of the American Clean Energy Resources Trust.
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Grand Canyon Uranium Threat
 
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Grand Canyon, AZ — On August 30, 2016 , Arizona Department of Environmental Quality held a hearing in Flagstaff, AZ regarding controversial air quality permits for uranium mines near the Grand Canyon. The uranium mining threatens to desecrate sacred sites and further contaminate communities that have already been plagued by decades of toxic abandoned uranium mines. Read the full article here: www.indigenousaction.org/uranium-mining-at-grand-canyon-havasupai-sacred-site-dine-communities-face-imminent-threat/
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Are uranium mines near the Grand Canyon hazardous to wildlife?
 
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The risks posed to wildlife from uranium mining in the Grand Canyon watershed are broadly uncharted, scientists at the U.S. Geological Service wrote in a 2017 study. But scientists are finding other chemicals at Canyon Mine that threaten aquatic plants and animals, even though the mine has yet to extract any uranium ore. Read more about what's going on here: https://bit.ly/2Rr4f7a For more Arizona news, sports and entertainment, follow azcentral on: Facebook - https://bit.ly/2N2Xqqc Twitter - https://bit.ly/2MsVLOM Instagram - https://bit.ly/2nPxgwm Online - https://www.azcentral.com
Arizona continues push to open new uranium mines near Grand Canyon
 
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Arizona officials continue to support a federal court battle to allow new uranium mining operations on a million acres surrounding the Grand Canyon. (Video by Jake Gadon/Cronkite News)
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U.S. Miners Want Reversal Of Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon
 
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The U.S. mining industry asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to overturn an Obama-era rule, that prohibits the mining of uranium on public lands adjacent to the Grand Canyon. The National Mining Association (NMA) and the American Exploration and Mining Association (AEMA) filed the petitions, wanting to reverse a 2012 ban on uranium mining claims on more than one million acres of public land adjacent to the canyon. Conservation groups think the ban should remain in place until scientists have time to study the contamination risks. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/domesticNews/~3/3_OtHuOycUc/u-s-miners-seek-reversal-of-uranium-mining-ban-near-grand-canyon-idUSKCN1GM001 http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
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Grand Canyon Uranium Mining
 
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With hundreds of new uranium mining claims filed within just a few miles of Grand Canyon National Park, a proposed new law would close the area to mining development and prevent radioactive contamination from discharging into the park.
Views: 955 AssignmentEarth
Left in the Dust - uranium mining in Niger
 
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Uranium mining by French nuclear company AREVA poses a serious threat to the environment and people of northern Niger in West Africa
Miners Confronted at Grand Canyon Uranium Mine - Haulno.org
 
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Indigenous & environmental advocates confronted workers at the Canyon Mine on March 12, 2017. Energy Fuel's Canyon Mine is located just miles from the Grand Canyon and is desecrating Red Butte, a site sacred to Havasupai, Diné, & Hopi Nations. Learn more, sign our pledge of resistance, and donate here: www.haulno.org Video by www.cleanupthemines Edited by www.indigenousaction.org
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"A Slow Genocide of the People": Uranium Mining Leaves Toxic Nuclear Legacy on Indigenous Land
 
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http://www.democracynow.org - The iconic Grand Canyon is the site of a battle over toxic uranium mining. Last year, a company called Energy Fuels Resources was given federal approval to reopen a mine six miles from the Grand Canyon's popular South Rim entrance. A coalition of Native and environmental groups have protested the decision, saying uranium mining could strain scarce water sources and pose serious health effects. Diné (Navajo) tribal lands are littered with abandoned uranium mines. From 1944 to 1986, 3.9 million tons of uranium ore were chiseled and blasted from the mountains and plains of the region. More than 1,000 mines have closed, but the mining companies never properly disposed of their radioactive waste piles, leading to a spike in cancer rates and other health ailments. Broadcasting from Flagstaff, Arizona, we speak with Taylor McKinnon, director of energy with Grand Canyon Trust, and Klee Benally, a Diné (Navajo) activist and musician. "It's really a slow genocide of the people, not just indigenous people of this region, but it's estimated that there are over 10 million people who are residing within 50 miles of abandoned uranium mines," Benally says. Benally also describes the struggle to preserve the San Francisco Peaks, an area considered sacred by 13 Native tribes, where the Snowbowl ski resort is using treated sewage water to make snow. Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,200+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9am ET at http://www.democracynow.org. Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://owl.li/ruJ5Q. FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/democracynow Listen on SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/democracynow Daily Email News Digest: http://www.democracynow.org/subscribe Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DemocracyNow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow Tumblr: http://democracynow.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/democracynow/
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Uranium Mining
 
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Vanessa Barchfield reports that the Trump Administration is reconsidering an Obama-era initiative that banned uranium mining in Northern Arizona, and some of the concerns it raises in Coconino County.
Uranium Mining- Grand Canyon
 
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Stop the mining of Uranium in the Grand Canyon Colorado River
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Uranium Mining In The Grand Canyon
 
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Hi all, I talk about the orange man to dump an Obama-era ban on uranium mining and rampant industrialization of Grand Canyon's watersheds." Music: Piano & Sax by Joakim Karud https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Audio Library https://youtu.be/wtnLH5HzGdQ
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Living near uranium mines in Niger
 
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In this film, NGOs claim radioactive uranium is damaging the health of people living near uranium mines. http://www.scidev.net/global/nuclear/multimedia/living-near-uranium-mines-in-niger.html
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New Uranium Mining in New Mexico
 
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After a dark legacy of radioactive contamination, plans to re-open uranium mines near sacred Native American lands raise fears for the environment and human health.
Views: 5131 AssignmentEarth
Uranium Mine Opening in Grand Canyon in Arizona during JH
 
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Anyone find it strange the US Government, Department of Interior has banned the new mining of uranium in the US but is going to reopen an existing mine already contaminating the air, water, environment of the Grand Canyon in June during Jade Helm operations? Since the announcment PNC Bank, the sponsor of opening the mines has not said they are going to halt their reopening of the mine. And the Department of Interior has not said for them to even though even indiginous people in the area could be affected and people all the way into Mexico, Califonia, Texas, Utah, Arizona and many others. Also what about the threat of ISIS? What if they got the mine and started taking uranium? I know it would probably be bombed before anything could be done, but its already a known environmental hazard in the region why reopen it during the largest American training exercise in history on American soil?
Views: 946 America 2.0
Tribes Hope to Limit Uranium Mining around Grand Canyon
 
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Native American tribes associated with the Grand Canyon are proposing a bill that will limit uranium mining in the Grand Canyon area. U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) attended an event in Flagstaff to announce the proposed legislation. The bill, if passed by Congress, would protect 1.7 million acres of land around the canyon. Navajo president Russell Begay also attended the event, where he spoke about the history of uranium contamination on Navajo lands. Currently, there are few restrictions of Uranium mining in the Grand Canyon area. Tribal representatives like Carletta Tilousi say it is important to fight for protection of land in the Grand Canyon area.
Views: 105 NAZ Today
Tribes and Tribulations
 
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http://sc.org/bestintern Uranium Mines and the Havasupai Tribe. Best Interns encounter a not-so-great situation—Uranium mining right outside the Grand Canyon National Park. - Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, we've made history by leading the charge to address climate disruption by moving away from the dirty fossil fuels and toward a clean energy economy. Visit us here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SierraClub Twitter: https://twitter.com/sierraclub Instagram: https://instagram.com/sierraclub
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Uranium mine near Grand Canyon has some up in arms
 
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Plaintiffs against the mine fear that water sent to an evaporation pond could negatively affect the wildlife in the area. Taia Kvitek reports.
Views: 3803 Cronkite News
Environmental Groups Urge Permit Denial for Uranium Mines Near Grand Canyon
 
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Public comment period is open to address current concerns about allowing permits for uranium mines near the Grand Canyon. Environmental groups are currently pressuring the Arizona Department of Environment Quality to deny permits for three uranium mines near the Grand Canyon. Groups including the Grand Canyon Trust are stating concerns that radioactive dust from Canyon, EZ, and Pinenut mines could spread to nearby areas. These areas include Tusayan, Flagstaff, and tribal communities. Public comment period will remain open until January 4, 2016. ADEQ says every comment received will be addressed. A public meeting is planned in Tuba City and Flagstaff next year as well.
Views: 57 NAZ Today
Havasupai Elders VS Denison Uranium Mining in Grand Canyon
 
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Excerpts from the video about the Havasupai and many other tribes to unite and fight the uranium mining in grand canyon. 2009
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Us moves to end ban on new uranium mining near grand canyon
 
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Us moves to end ban on new uranium mining near grand canyon PHOENIX —  U.S. officials said Wednesday that they have proposed ending the Obama administration's ban on new uranium mining leases on public land outside Grand Canyon National Park. The Forest Servic... Us moves to end ban on new uranium mining near grand canyon Thankyou for ing and don't forget Subcribes Channel.
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Debate Over Uranium Mining Continues
 
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The debate over plans to increase uranium mining near the Grand Canyon continues. Congressman Tom O’Halleran hosted a town hall meeting in Flagstaff on Thursday to gather local input on the controversial plan. Local elected officials and tribal leaders met with O’Halleran to address concerns about different aspects related to uranium mining policies. Havasupai Council Member Carletta Tilousi says the meeting gave the opportunity to express concerns about how the plan would impact Grand Canyon’s water, animals, and human life. Alicyn Gitlin from the Sierra Club says that the land needs more protection than the 2012 mining moratorium provides because it is the ancestral homeland of so many of the region’s people. A key concern with Flagstaff was a plan which would allow the transport of uranium ore through northern Arizona. After the meeting, O’Halleran invited citizens to speak and one local activist challenged him to sponsor a bill to clean up more than 500 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo reservation.
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Koch Brothers vs. The Grand Canyon in Mining Grab
 
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Billionaires Charles and David Koch are funding Arizona-based company the Prosper Foundation, which has been fighting a plan to ban uranium mining from the Grand Canyon. The proposal, which would make the Grand Canyon area a national monument, is supported by a number of environmental groups, local residents, and Native American tribes. We look at how Arizona Republicans, the Prosper Foundation and the Koch Brothers are trying to block the plan on the Lip News with Elliot Hill and Joya Mia Italiano. http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/apr/20/koch-brothers-grand-canyon-national-monument-plan-uranium Newest Lip News playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7HiIYS9Oso&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGcjJDo6cQBCQprDMQyUQY3r&index=1&nohtml5=False The Journalists: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWnCGALkFf0&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGfqe9hDJc8fi5qy-kDXW3r0&nohtml5=False CRIME TIME clips playlist – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AbbSuigYf4&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeC9DbpSnIvd2i9BHh2dBvv&index=1&nohtml5=False BYOD (Bring Your Own Doc) Highlight Videos- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DccgY14-FY0&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeu2DCf6Ouo7hTsA5QB2MAL&nohtml5=False MEDIA MAYHEM short videos playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkUSeO7JBRE&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGcz4un-zws5sMlCLk3NNjDP&nohtml5=False http://www.thelip.tv https://www.facebook.com/thelip.tv http://www.youtube.com/theliptv
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Protect Your Canyon  from Uranium Mining
 
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Send a letter to Secretary Zinke explaining the importance of saving this beautiful national treasure at http://protectyourcanyon.org/take-action/
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Ecoflight Grand Canyon Trust
 
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A 3 minute documentary on the state of Uranium mines near the Grand Canyon from a bird's eye view.
Views: 2159 Avery Smith
Grand Canyon uranium mining battle heats up at Washington hearing
 
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A bill that would open up 1 million acres of land near the Grand Canyon to uranium mining is being hailed as a job-creator -- and derided as a threat to wildlife and tourism. The bill is sponsored by Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Glendale. Cronkite News reporter Cassondra Strande has more.
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Grand Canyon Uranium Mining PSA
 
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Please take action by May 4th to protect the Grand Canyon! Narrated by Craig Childs and directed by James Q Martin, this short video makes a compelling case for the Obama administration's proposal to protect 1 million acres of public land surrounding Grand Canyon from new uranium mining. By visiting this website, protectgrandcanyon.org, you can send the administration an email in support of those protections; that email will be considered in the government's formal environmental analysis. May 4th is the last day the government will be accepting public comments, so please act today! Please tell your friends by distributing this video and the protectgrandcanyon.org web link on your blogs, websites, and Facebook. Thanks!
Views: 2816 James 'Q' Martin
Case Study: Uranium Mines in the Grand Canyon Region
 
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This video is about uranium pollution in the Grand Canyon
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Uranium Mining in US and Canada in the 1970s
 
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Physically removing the rock ore generally involves either open-pit mining or underground mining. Milling is the process that removes uranium from the ore, which is mostly obtained in open-pit and underground mines. Once at the mill, the ore is crushed and ground up, and treated with chemical solutions to dissolve the uranium, which is then recovered from the solution. Tailings are the wastes from the millings processes and are stored in mill tailings impoundments, a specially designed waste disposal facility. Since 1979, when uranium mine workers began being diagnosed with lung diseases, such as cancer, regulators have gradually tightened controls and mandated improved uranium mining practices. Recently, officials also have become concerned with the broader impacts of uranium mining on public health and the environment. Workers are directly exposed to the radiation hazards of uranium mines. Uranium mining also releases radon from the ground into the atmosphere. Mines and mining waste can release radionuclides, including radon, and other pollutants to streams, springs, and other bodies of water. Federal and state agencies have established pollutant discharge limits and drinking water standards, and continue to monitor these sites for public safety. Uranium mine waste from operations that closed before the mid-1970s are of particular concern. In many cases, these mines remain unclaimed and the waste is still piled near the mine. Weathering can lead to radioactive dust that is blown by the wind and the seepage of contaminants into the surface and groundwater. There are also cases of unclaimed uranium mine waste being used for house construction, which creates significant radon and radiation hazard for inhabitants. For more information on the hazards of uranium, go to USEPA website http://www.epa.gov/radtown/basic.html . This is clipped from the late 1970's BBC Production, Energy From The Crust, showing uranium mining activities and equipment and including footage from the following uranium mines: Schwartzwalder Mine, Near Boulder, Colorado King Solomon Mine near Uravan, Colorado and the Key Lake Mine in Saskatchewan, Canada. The entire film is available at the Internet Archive.
Views: 18330 markdcatlin
Court shuts down trump’s plan to mine uranium near the grand canyon
 
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Court shuts down trump’s plan to mine uranium near the grand canyon The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a 20-year ban on mining uranium around the Gran...
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Ancient quarry
 
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Canyon de Chelly National Monument - Reserve (a national monument) in the United States. Located in northeastern Arizona within the Navajo reservation. Access to the canyon is limited, visitors may visit it only with a guide, usually because of the Navajo. The only exception to this rule is the tourist trail "Ruins of the White House." The most amazing thing in the canyon - a vertical wall. In addition, they look like they are covered with a plaster, mostly likely the same breed as the arrays themselves. What were they mining in sandstone, is the question? Canyon de Chelly is horizontal layers of sandstone, which raises the question of, where did the vertical "lines" come from? I went on Google Earth, looked close up, but then found something interesting. If you back away to see where it shows the borders of the "Four Corner States" from high up, there is a big "circle" of mountain ranges in which "canyons" are found, including the Grand Canyon. Canyon de Chelly is in the middle of that circle. The geology of Arizona contains some great copper deposits that are still mined today, and also gold and silver. There are also precious gemstones and minerals that are formed with copper, and petrified wood. Perhaps Canyon de Chelly was an exploratory mining operation which didn't yield as much (if anything) as the Grand Canyon (much larger and bigger). There seems to be one point of entrance to the canyon with branches coming off of it. Another question arose, If there is a Petrified Forest National Park of "petrified wood" ("Petrified Forest National Park is a United States national park in Navajo and Apache counties in northeastern Arizona" -- and Canyon de Chelly is located in northeastern Arizona), then perhaps the mining is taking place at a site much like the one in the video you did on Lukomorie. Just some thoughts to add to the mix. I think it's a quarry of Atlantis. Support the channel https://www.paypal.me/philippdruzhinin
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Uranium Mine Project Approved
 
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April 8, 2015 - NAZ Today reports on a uranium mine project being approved near the Grand Canyon. A federal judge has approved the reopening of a uranium mine just six miles from the south rim of Grand Canyon. The mine has been closed since 1990, but its owners, Energy Fuels Resources, are now free to resume operations, pending an appeal of the case. U.S. District Court Judge David Campbell ruled against a lawsuit brought by the Havasupai tribe, Grand Canyon Trust, Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club. They claimed the reopening of the mine should have required a new review of environmental impacts and cultural impacts at a sacred Havasupai tribal site. Yesterday's ruling affirmed that the permit granted for Canyon Mine in 1986 has no expiration date, and allows its operation indefinitely, without further review.
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Stop Grand Canyon Uranium Mining
 
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Gilbert Venable, JD, member of the excom of the Palo Verde Group of the Sierra Club speaks on the importance of withdrawing a million acres near the Grand Canyon from uranium mining. By May 4, 2011--To make comments supporting saving these beautiful wild lands please comment to the Bureau of Land Management here: http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/mining/timeout.html
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Fukushima Update & Feds Approve Grand Canyon Uranium Mining! (Nuclear Hotseat #199)
 
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Nuclear Hotseat #199: Feds Approve Grand Canyon Uranium Mining! – Gitlin, Bahr, Tapp http://www.nuclearhotseat.com/2523/ INTERVIEWS: Alicyn Gitlin, who coordinates the Campaign to Restore and Protect the Greater Grand Canyon Ecoregion for the Sierra Club Grand Canyon Chapter. She is joined by: Sandy Bahr, who is Chapter Director for the Grand Canyon chapter of the Sierra Club. Anne Mariah Tapp, Energy Program Director of the Grand Canyon Trust. NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK: More Food News from Fukushima! (Might that be a new feature?) This week: “Award-winning” tap water from Fukushima. CAUTION: this story could hurt you from busting a gut laughing. PLUS: Derelict boat from Fukushima found off Oregon coast… but it’s not the first or even the largest piece of debris found in US waters since the disaster began. US NRC okays High Burn-Up Fuel for Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Ohio. SEE: Donna Gilmore’s assessment of HBF’s dangers at: www.SanOnofreSafety.org http://sanonofresafety.org/ http://sanonofresafety.org/?s=hbf Last week’s Numnutz gets even numnutzier as Milan Expo 2015 subject to corruption, scandal, police investigation, arrests and jailings – and that’s not even based upon whatever “business” they did w/Japan! TEPCO robot in Fukushima Unit 1 burns out after moving only 10 meters. No word on what data, if any, it was able to collect. Education just became more dangerous as Japan opens new high school in evacuation zone. …and much much more! LINKS: The Real Nuclear Threat by Robert Koehler http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/04/09/real-nuclear-threat Timothy Mousseau’s “Current Research which Contradicts the Pro-Hormesis Propaganda of the United States Department of Energy” https://nuclearhistory.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/current-research-which-contradicts-the-pro-hormesis-proganda-of-the-us-doe/ Keith Baverstock’s explanation of how the IAEA and WHO rigged the numbers at Chernobyl… which of course means they’re using the exact same strategy for Fukushima. http://www.chernobylcongress.org/fileadmin/user_upload/pdfs/Baverstock_How_the_UN_works.pdf?hc_location=ufi
Views: 1291 MsMilkytheclown1
Uranium Miners
 
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Uranium miners down the Arizona 1 mine, interviewed by the BBC's Leana Hosea.
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Court Upholds Ban on Grand Canyon Uranium Mining!
 
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Some positive news for a change. Article: https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2017/appeals-court-upholds-grand-canyon-uranium-mining-ban Twitter: https://twitter.com/KalebChowning
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Uranium mining in Arizona
 
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Donn Pillmore of Energy Fuels speaks with Arizona Mining Review. Energy Fuels is America's premier integrated uranium miner. Uranium is the fuel for nuclear, which is the true "green energy" as it provides emission-free and carbon-free electricity. Energy Fuels is a major producer of uranium with existing and economic conventional and in-situ recovery (" ISR") uranium production, sales to major global nuclear utilities, excellent scalability and leverage to rising uranium prices, and the largest portfolio of NI 43-101 uranium resources in the U.S.
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Court shuts down trump’s plan to mine uranium near the grand canyon
 
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Court shuts down trump’s plan to mine uranium near the grand canyon The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a 20-year ban on mining uranium around the Gran...
Trump may start mining uranium in the grand canyon
 
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Trump may start mining uranium in the grand canyon The Trump administration may overturn a ban on mining uranium in the watershed of the Grand Canyon t...
Court upholds Obama era ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon
 
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Court upholds Obama-era ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon. PHOENIX — The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a 20-year ban on new uranium mining on public land near the Grand Canyon, while also striking down a challenge to an existing uranium mine south of Grand Canyon National Park. In its opinion, the court ruled that the ban, imposed in 2012 under former president Obama, lines up with the Constitution and federal environmental laws. However, it ruled that a mine 6 miles south of the national park had a right to operate. "We upheld the decision of the secretary of the Interior to withdraw, for 20 years, more than 1 million acres of public lands around Grand Canyon National Park from new mining claims," the opinion states. "That withdrawal did not extinguish 'valid existing rights.' " The ban was put in place by the U.S. Department of the Interior under former secretary Ken Salazar. It came as mining operations were renewing their interest in uranium deposits near the canyon.
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GRAND CANYON ORPHAN MINE
 
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The Only Inside History and account of this 'One Of A Kind Mine'. Written by the Mine Supervisor ('50s - '60s) Maurice Castagne P.E. A collectable ~ designed to preserve the 'life and times' of this unique mine. A fond memory for not only for the mining group and their families but for those of the Grand Canyon Village. This book provides many photos (both surface and underground), mine diagrams, geological information and human interest stories. This is the only book of it's kind, about the Orphan Mine - that existed before the National Park. A WARM THANKS to all who helped to make this book possible and for the good times! Appreciate. http://grandcanyonorphan.com
Views: 1407 Dianne's Designs
Uranium mine near Moab, Utah
 
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Extremely radioactive black uraninite pitchblende may be found on the numerous abandoned mine dumps around Moab, Utah, which became the "uranium capital" of the United States after a discovery in the 1950s. This short video sweeps across the picturesque vistas seen from the Shinarump Mines about 7 miles north of Moab, then zooms in on a chunk of pitchblende that has just been located with a scintillation detector. The chunk shown is representative of the heavy vein pitchblende found in the Triassic Chinle conglomerate. Some of this pitchblende exceeds 80% uranium by weight.
Views: 19830 Carl Willis
Markey: Protect the Grand Canyon from GOP Uranium Mining Plan
 
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Mining inside the Grand Canyon National Park left Horn Creek radioactive and undrinkable. Visitors to the area are warned not to drink from the Creek unless, "death by thirst is the only other option". Legislation being offered by the Republicans in the House would lead to a dramatic increase in the amount of mining around Grand Canyon National Park. Rep. Ed Markey, Ranking Member of the Natural Resources Committee discusses this and other issues at a Natural Resources Committee hearing on September 14, 2011
Grand Canyon Mining
 
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Yellow Cradle to Grave (Uranium Mining Fallout)
 
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The nuclear industry is a many-headed toxic beast – nuclear power and nuclear weapons are just the most visible ones. Mining, milling, processing, reprocessing, manufacturing, and transporting nuclear materials are some other heads of the beast that are less visible. All are desecrating Mother Earth and killing her peoples. It’s time to deal with the initial stage of this problem. We can begin by cleaning up the abandoned uranium mines and placing a National Environmental Security Moratorium on all uranium extraction. https://www.popularresistance.org/the-toxic-threat-of-abandoned-uranium-mines-in-the-united-states/ USA Cows Fed Copper To Hide Radiated Gray Spots ☠ Lake By Uranium Mine Melts Steel! surprise pop up bonus link Coldplay - Yellow https://youtu.be/yKNxeF4KMsY USA Cows Fed Copper To Hide Radiated Gray Spots ☠ Lake By Uranium Mine Melts Steel! https://youtu.be/d1lMSpP9WYQ Irresponsible corporations and negligent government agencies have abandoned more than 10,000 toxic uranium mines throughout the US. These hazardous mines poison our air, land and water and harm public health. Currently no laws require cleanup of these dangerous sites. A new campaign, Clean Up The Mines!, aims for remediation of these mines through federal legislation and action, and public education. Abandoned Uranium Mines (AUMs) The Environmental Protection Agency and US Geological Survey document over 10,000 abandoned uranium mines in the US, most in 15 western states on public, private, and tribal lands. Over 4,200 of these mines produced uranium that was sold to the US Atomic Energy Commission for use in nuclear weapons from the 1940s through the 1970s. Starting in the 1960s, much of the mining was done to provide fuel for nuclear power plants. There are several AUMs in and near the Grand Canyon, 169 of them within 40 miles of Mt. Rushmore, and eight right on the edge of Grand Teton / Yellowstone National Parks. One in seven (10 million) people in the western US lives within 50 miles of an AUM. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION TO CLEAN UP THE MINES AND ALL Future Uranium Mining Down! http://www.cleanupthemines.org/action/ AUM hazards and contamination pathways. Physical hazards of AUMs come from unmarked, unprotected mine entrances, cliffs, falling rocks, and collapsing buildings and equipment. Wind picks up radioactive dust from rock piles and blows it for miles people breathe fine particles into their lungs, resulting in much higher levels of lung cancer near AUMs. People carry the radioactive dust, dirt, and mud around on their clothes and shoes, spreading the contamination to their homes and families. One of the decay elements of uranium is radon gas. It seeps up through the ground in many areas around mine sites where people and animals breathe it in. Exposure to radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US. Water picks up radiation in a variety of ways – rain washes radioactive dust from the air and rocks and carries it into streams and rivers. Surface and underground water dissolve uranium from rock and dust. This is particularly true of uranium that has been exposed to oxygen, which changes it from UIV to UVI, which is more soluble in water. (This is the principle used in ‘In Situ Leaching’, similar to fracking techniques, the method most commonly used now.) The result is polluted rivers, lakes, and aquifers, with no safe available drinking water for thousands of communities. Music From Anonymous No copyright Free background music. ☢For the latest Follow Stronitum Milks ☠ https://www.youtube.com/user/FukushimaRadiation ☠
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