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The Grand Canyon Protection Act permanently withdraws from development more than one million acres of federal land near the Grand Canyon and requires a study assessing the availability of domestically sourced uranium for national security (Map/Grand Canyon Trust)

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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee considered and offered amendments on the Grand Canyon Protection Act, a bill that will protect about 1 million acres of public lands near Grand Canyon National Park from uranium mining.

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