June 21, 2022
Pinyon Plain Mine, formerly known as Canyon Mine, uses water cannons to evaporate water from its holding pond near the mine shaft. A federal court ruled Feb. 22 that the mine could continue operations at their location approximately six miles from Grand Canyon National Park. (Submitted photo)
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On Nov. 22, Energy Fuels Resources, which owns Pinyon Plain Mine near Valle, posted a job ad on Craigslist seeking miners and support personnel.
The Havasupai Tribal Council has sent a formal letter of opposition to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) re-iterating its opposition to the Pinyon Plain Mine and requesting improved