Ask your Senator and your Congressional representative how this is happening: foreign corporations mine public lands, sometimes protected ones, pay us nothing, consume scarce water resources that climate change is making scarcer, devastate the land.
How did your elected official vote? Easy to ask them, and let them know your position...cast your own vote accordingly.
And while you're at it, find and ask your Arizona state representatives, too: okay to wreck the landscape, the wildlife, the air quality and the water?
Read more in the book Grand Canyon for Sale, published by the University of California Press.