Green Groups Sue Over Grand Canyon Uranium Mining

Law360, New York (September 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Sierra Club and other environmental groups have launched a suit against the U.S. Secretary of the Interior for authorizing uranium exploration near Grand Canyon National Park despite a congressional resolution prohibiting such activities across one million acres of public land surrounding the park.

In a complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, the Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Grand Canyon Trust sued the U.S. Department of the Interior for refusing to withdraw the land from...
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