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U.S. uranium demand pushes mining near Grand Canyon
Tribes, environmental groups continue fight against mining, citing impacts to groundwater, wildlife, plants and geology

A pond at the Energy Fuels Inc. uranium Pinyon Plain Mine is shown January 31, 2024, near Tusayan, Arizona. The largest uranium producer in the United States is ramping up work just south of Grand Canyon National Park on a long-contested project that largely has sat dormant since the 1980s. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

A pond at the Energy Fuels Inc. uranium Pinyon Plain Mine is shown January 31, 2024, near Tusayan, Arizona. The largest uranium producer in the United States is ramping up work just south of Grand Canyon National Park on a long-contested project that largely has sat dormant since the 1980s. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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