GEOS 111: Uranium Mining on Arizona Strip Against Better Judgement

On September 7th at the Washington County Administration Building the Arizona-Utah Local Economic Coalition held a hearing co-chaired by Washington and Mohave County Commissioners. The hearing was meant to discuss plans for the Arizona Strip, proposed by Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior. At the hearing, arguments were heard for and against Salazar’s proposal “to close one million acres of the Arizona Strip to multiple use for the next 20 years” (Kessler).

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