Congressman To Try Again With Grand Canyon National Bill

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 8:24 PM EST) -- A bill to permanently protect an area near the Grand Canyon — which includes sacred Native American cultural sites and ecologically sensitive regions — from new uranium mining was reintroduced by U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., on Friday, who expressed “profound disappointment” in the Obama administration’s decision not to establish a national monument there. 

The ranking member of the House Natural Resources Committee reintroduced the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument Act, which would establish a national monument to the north and south of the canyon,...
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