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Navajo president pledges to walk road to true sovereignty

Wed, May 13, 2015

Economy

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The new president of the Navajo Nation was sworn in Tuesday at a ceremony in which he outlined a pro-business agenda and signed an agreement that includes moving forward with a tram that would shuttle tourists from cliff tops to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Russell

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Tags: Arizona, Grand Canyon, Navajo Nation, Russell Begaye

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Another 1-million acres near Grand Canyon remain off-limits to uranium

Fri, Sep 18, 2009

Environment

MinewebAuthor: Dorothy KosichRENO, NV - Northern Arizona's Hualapai Tribe has renewed its ban on uranium mining on nearly one million acres of land near the Grand Canyon.In an interview with the Associated Press, David Brett, president and CEO of Pacific Bay Minerals (TSX-V: PBM), said, the company had been in

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Tags: Arizona, Grand Canyon, Uranium mining, Hualapai Tribe, Navajo Nation, Havasupai Tribe, Hopi Tribe

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Interior chief weighs in on delicate Ariz. mining issues

Sat, Aug 22, 2009

Environment

Arizona RepublicBy Shaun McKinnon and Andrew JohnsonMining on federal lands is always a controversial issue, pitting environmentalists against businesses, politicians against politicians.There are rarely easy answers, as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar found Friday.At the request of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Salazar, a former Colorado senator, toured sites of controversial mining

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Tags: Superior, Pinal County, Grand Canyon, Mining, Ken Salazar, John McCain, Jon Kyl, Resolution Copper Co

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