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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57632 6 months 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 7 months ago christi Eisenberg
57630 8 months ago Athena Boggs This is one of the world's wonders. Why would anyone want to destory it?
57629 8 months ago Mary Heidbreder Our National Parks and none of their resources should be for sale.
57628 8 months ago Diane Beatty
57627 9 months 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 11 months 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 12 months ago Petra Jones
57624 1 year ago Elnora Cosey
57623 1 year ago Anonymous
57622 1 year ago RIGG KENNEDY PLEASE DO THE RIGHT THING.PRESERVE THE GRAND CANYON IN GRAND PRISTINE CONDITION!!!!!! YOU KNOW THAT, TOO.
57621 1 year ago Howard K. Beale, Jr.
57620 1 year ago Lasha Wells
57619 1 year ago Luis Garcia Valencia
57618 1 year ago Al Criswell
57617 1 year ago marc myers
57616 1 year 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 1 year ago Anonymous
57614 1 year ago Fabian Sanchez-Arzate
57613 1 year ago Jordan Hoiby
57612 1 year ago Robert Cook
57611 1 year ago Mina Blyly-Strauss
57610 1 year ago Anonymous
57609 1 year ago Sharon Rakunas
57608 1 year ago Zaida Diaz
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