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House Of Representatives Could Act Monday on Bid to Allow Uranium Mining Around Grand Canyon National Park

How strong is the market for uranium? Is nuclear energy a key component of the nation's energy future? How many jobs would be created by allowing mining of uranium around the Grand Canyon National Park? Those are some of the questions to consider as the House of Representatives moves to vote on a measure that could allow the mining to proceed.
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House Interior Appropriations Budget Carries Ill Winds for National Park System

A proposal concerning Fiscal Year 2012 funding for the Interior Department stands to do more than a little harm to the National Park Service's fiscal fitness, and also could theoretically degrade the watersheds that drain into the Colorado River as it runs through Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park Celebrates Completion of Improvements at Mather Point

For many people arriving at Grand Canyon National Park, Mather Point provides the first chance to actually see the famous canyon. In recent years, however, some visitors probably felt they'd spent more time looking for a parking space than at the view. The park recently celebrated the completion of a multi-year project that should make a stop at Mather Point a lot more enjoyable.
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