Posted by: Bob Payne | April 15, 2011

Uranium mines threaten Grand Canyon and Mount Rushmore, report warns

America’s most majestic landscapes – from the Grand Canyon to Mount Rushmore – are at risk because of booming global demand for uranium, a new report warns. The report, by the Pew Environment Group, calls on the Obama administration to overhaul antiquated laws governing the mining of gold and uranium, and offer permanent protection to national landmarks.

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