Don't "develop" the Grand Canyon

One of the most deservedly celebrated natural wonders in North America is also among the most endangered. Plans for uranium mining, a tourist tram line, and massive "development" threaten the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River. Background:
CommonDreams: Grand Canyon in the Crosshairs?
National Geographic: Grand Canyon Development Plans

A mining company, Energy Fuels Resources, is seeking to reopen a uranium mine; a proposed tramway would take tourists from new commercial sites to the canyon’s floor, and the nearby town of Tusayan, Ariz., is proposing 2,000 homes, 3 million square feet of commercial space, a spa, and a dude ranch.

To the U.S. Forest Service:

We urge you to reject Tusayan's application for a special use permit and to put a halt to any more "development" at the Grand Canyon.


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57635 3 months ago Graciela Kavulla Leave as nature created it!
57634 8 months ago Anonymous
57633 10 months ago Tara Lulla
57632 1 year ago greg Hunt I just visited the Grand Canyon last week... It's one of the most incredible American treasures I've seen. Please reject Tusayan's application for that special use permit. Our forests, national park...
57631 1 year ago christi Eisenberg
57630 1 year ago Athena Boggs This is one of the world's wonders. Why would anyone want to destory it?
57629 1 year ago Mary Heidbreder Our National Parks and none of their resources should be for sale.
57628 1 year ago Diane Beatty
57627 1 year ago Anonymous Just visited the Grand Canyon for the first time. I was shocked at the number of people and cars on the South Rim. The crowds made it hard to experience the beauty of this amazing site in peace. B...
57626 1 year ago Athena Masters The Grand Canyon is one of the wonders of the current era - please leave it as it is, it isn't for any person/company to make money off of it.
57625 1 year ago Petra Jones
57624 2.1 years ago Elnora Cosey
57623 2.1 years ago Anonymous
57622 2.2 years ago RIGG KENNEDY PLEASE DO THE RIGHT THING.PRESERVE THE GRAND CANYON IN GRAND PRISTINE CONDITION!!!!!! YOU KNOW THAT, TOO.
57621 2.2 years ago Howard K. Beale, Jr.
57620 2.3 years ago Lasha Wells
57619 2.3 years ago Luis Garcia Valencia
57618 2.3 years ago Al Criswell
57617 2.3 years ago marc myers
57616 2.3 years ago Karen Green Please, please, please reject this project!!!! Not in the the Grand Canyon please keep it grand dont trash it up with development!!!!
57615 2.3 years ago Anonymous
57614 2.3 years ago Fabian Sanchez-Arzate
57613 2.4 years ago Jordan Hoiby
57612 2.4 years ago Robert Cook
57611 2.4 years ago Mina Blyly-Strauss
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