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Recent conservation wins

Successes - 2018-2020

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 2005 settlement with owners of the Springerville power plant resulted in a $5 million investment fund for renewables.

A look back 

Our major accomplishments since 1985

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), the Grand Canyon Trust has worked tirelessly to protect the wild heart of the West.

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Success - CTA

We still have more work to do.

ON THE BLOG

11/23/21

Uranium has no place on a federal priority list of minerals.

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11/17/21

It's time for the thousands of orphan wells across the Colorado Plateau to be closed and cleaned up.

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11/10/21

Breathe in these breathtaking vistas now fully protected in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

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