Category Archives: Plateau-wide Issues

News about air quality and clean energy issues affecting the Colorado Plateau

“Greenstripping”: Restoration Research Goes Wild

A guest post by Claire Martini, Citizen Science Volunteer Coordinator, AmeriCorps  A few deer hunters we pass along the rutted backroads of the Kaibab Plateau seem surprised by a lifted pick-up full of young women and our truck bed full of … Continue reading

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Pack your bag and lace your boots!

The Grand Canyon Trust is excited to announce our new online trip planning tool: the Colorado Plateau Explorer. Over the past year and a half, we have been gathering information about hiking trails, campgrounds, museums, and visitor centers across the Colorado Plateau … Continue reading

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If You Live Near Salt Lake City, Kanab, or Escalante…

Please come to an Open House…about Cows???? How and where will cattle graze in the 1.8 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument during the coming decades?  It’s in part up to you. Though the Monument has existed for almost 20 years … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Under Siege – But You Can Help

“Every 15 or 20 years, it seems, the canyon forces us to undergo a kind of national character exam. If we cannot muster the resources and the resolve to preserve this, perhaps our greatest natural treasure, what, if anything, are … Continue reading

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The “Clean Power Plan” and the Colorado Plateau: Part 1

On June 2nd, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a complex proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s power plants. It promises big changes for the Colorado Plateau’s energy landscape. The “Clean Power Plan” proposes to … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Expands As More Pollution Problems Emerge at White Mesa Uranium Mill

For Immediate Release, July 30, 2014 Contact:         Taylor McKinnon (801) 300-2414 Lawsuit Expands As More Pollution Problems Emerge at White Mesa Uranium Mill SALT LAKE CITY—Grand Canyon Trust today expanded its lawsuit against Energy Fuels Resources after receiving records showing … Continue reading

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