New Bipartisan AZ poll: more protection for Grand Canyon from uranium mining

According to Arizona voters of both parties, WE NEED MORE PROTECTION FROM MINING FOR GRAND CANYON…

Results of a recently released poll show that Arizona voters strongly support protecting the Grand Canyon from uranium mining. The statewide survey found:

• Three in five voters want to continue the existing ban on new uranium mining on public lands next to Grand Canyon National Park.

• A majority of Arizona voters now say that “more needs to be done” to protect the air, land, and water around the park — a marked increase since 2009.

• 73 percent of voters view outdoor recreation and tourism as more important to the economic future of Arizona than mining…more on the poll at