History - A Few Major Accomplishments

  • 1991: Negotiated sulfur dioxide controls on Navajo Generating Station, the largest source of air pollution in the Canyon.

    Michael Melford
  • 1992: The Grand Canyon Protection Act changed the operation of the dam to protect resources downstream.

    Tom Bean
  • 2004: Spearheaded removal of 16 million tons of uranium tailings poisoning the Colorado River near Moab, Utah.

  • 2005: Shut down the Mohave Generating Station, one of the largest sources of air pollution and carbon emissions.

    Rick Moore
  • 2005: Purchased the 850,000-acre North Rim Ranch on Grand Canyon’s North Rim to restore from overgrazing.

    Michael Collier
  • 2012: Campaigned for a moratorium that banned uranium mining on 1.1 million acres around the Grand Canyon.

    Michael Collier
  • 2005 – 2014: 2,200 volunteers donated 120,000 hours to over 200 projects through the Volunteer Program.

A Few of our Major Accomplishments

From spearheading the removal of 16 million tons of uranium tailings poisoning the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, to negotiating the shut down the Mohave Generating Station (one of the largest sources of air pollution and carbon emissions on the Colorado Plateau), since 1985 the Grand Canyon Trust has worked tirelessly to protect the wild heart of the West.

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