Yount v. Salazar

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20219
No(s). 11-8171 et al (D. Ariz. Sep 30, 2014) (Campbell, J.,)

A district court upheld DOI's decision to withdraw more than one million acres of federal land adjacent to the Grand Canyon National Park from uranium mining. The withdrawal will close these lands to the exploration and development of uranium mining claims for 20 years, although mining of a few exis...