Interior Secretary Ken Salazar indicates he'll favor a permanent ban on uranium mining in the Arizona Strip outside Grand Canyon National Park. Salazar's announcement was praised by environmental groups and harshly criticized by local officials, who say mining uranium has the potential to create thousands of jobs and millions in revenue.
Science is on Salazar's side
Protect the environment no matter what
There is no legitimate reason to ban mining in the area
Salazar is just another eco-nut
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