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Environmentalists, mining companies wait for Congress to act

BIDÁÁ’ HA’AZT’I’ and TUSAYAN, Ariz. Amber Reimondo, along with the Grand Canyon Trust, has been working all year to see a permanent mining ban in the Grand Canyon go through Congress. They began to achieve that objective on Oct. 30 when the bill passed the U.S. House by a vote of 236 to 185. The ...
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AWARD-WINNING WRITER SUSAN MARSH, A FORMER FOREST SERVICE NATURALIST AND WILDLANDS MANAGER, EXPRESSES WORRY THAT IS ON THE MINDS OF MANY IN HER FAMOUS VALLEY The town of Jackson, hub of Teton County, Wyoming and a busy hive of human activity, may look quaint from the sky. However, the tentacles of its tourist-driven economy ...
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Bears Ears—a 1.9-million-acre wedge of Utah that is under threat—is home to landmarks such as Cedar Mesa, Valley of the Gods, the Abajo Mountains, and the crack-climbing mecca of Indian Creek. Original article: From high above the rusted desert, Canyonlands looked vacant, boundless and wide-open. Massive rock formations down on the sandy floor—jagged cliffs, rock ...
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