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Uranium Mined Near Grand Canyon As U.S. Pushes Nuclear Power

The largest uranium producer in the US is resuming work on a project near the Grand Canyon National Park, amid rising global demand for uranium driven by the push for nuclear power and increasing uranium prices, as reported by Susan Montoya Bryan for the Associated Press (AP).


Environmentalists and Native American leaders are concerned about the potential consequences of uranium mining near communities, advocating for better regulatory oversight. I Photo: Grand Canyon Trust



The Biden administration, along with numerous other countries, aims to triple the capacity of nuclear power worldwide to combat climate change, which ensures uranium remains a vital commodity.


All the news: Business man in suit and tie smiling and reading a newspaper near the financial district.

However, environmentalists and Native American leaders are concerned about the potential consequences of uranium mining near communities, advocating for better regulatory oversight.


The renewed mining efforts near the Grand Canyon come as uranium prices soar, though past uranium mining in the region has left a legacy of environmental and health issues.




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