The Canyon Mine in Arizona opened in 1986, but work stalled as uranium prices fell. Now, mine owner Energy Fuels plans on resuming work at the mine just south of the Grand Canyon in the Kaibab National Forest. The Havasupai tribe opposes the mine for religious and environmental reasons. We’ll learn more about the history of the mine and the possible future of uranium mining in Arizona.
Carletta Tilousi (Havasupai) – Councilwoman for the Havasupai tribe
Roger Clark – Grand Canyon program director at the Grand Canyon Trust
Mark Chalmers – president of Energy Fuels Inc.
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