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Worldwide Campaign to Save the Grand Canyon -TAKE ACTION!!


Environment  (tags: uranium mining, Grand Canyon, environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, water, wildlife, world, government, endangered )

Suzanne
- 1469 days ago - sen4earth.org
Today we ask you all to join SEN4Earth in the Worldwide campaign to Save the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon is a World Heritage listed international treasure. The Grand Canyon is among the earth's greatest on-going geological spectacles. Its vastness ...



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Edwin M. (366)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:25 pm
Thank you Suzanne I have noted, signed and will now pass it on.
 

Kathy B. (98)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:25 pm
There is no excuse for this, this is criminal.
 

Pamylle G. (461)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:27 pm
Signed - thanks, Suzanne !
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (731)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:28 pm
noted,thanx
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:29 pm
Thanks Edwin! I couldn't agree with you more Kathy, and what makes it even more disheartening (aside from all the death and destruction of the ecosystems that will be further caused worse than it already is), is that the greedy pockets that will be lined aren't even in the U.S.!! If you missed it there's a youtube video on the SEN4earth page.... down a little bit.... and they even mention in that video the uranium isn't for U.S., and the profits are not U.S. based.
 

. (0)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:31 pm
Noted,sorry couldnt sign,for US only :( x
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:32 pm
Uh oh... I'm already experiencing the "You cannot currently send a star to _____ because you have done so within the last week." syndrome! We need to come up with a catchy name for that lol ;)
 

Kenny V. (173)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:32 pm
Thank You for drafting and posting this Suzanne. Both petitions signed & Noted.
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:33 pm
I created the petitions to both be international Carol S.... you should be able to sign them both
 

Patricia Myers (77)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:35 pm
THANKYOU SIGNED&NOTED!
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:35 pm
Just doubled checked Carol S...... and they are both set to ALL countries worldwide. May need to just clean out your temp / cache and try again :)
 

Cal Mendelsohn (981)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:38 pm
Signed and noted--thanks Suzanne
 

Linda L. (511)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:38 pm
Noted and Signed, Thanks Suzanne!
 

. (0)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:39 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Suzanne.
 

Vivien Green (150)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:43 pm
Noted and signed both petitions.
 

Henry P. (171)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:47 pm
Signed and noted
 

Michele Hollow (185)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:54 pm
Thanks for posting. I noted and signed. I've been to the Grand Canyon, and it is truly amazing.
 

Diana K. (4)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 6:56 pm
Signed, thanks.
 

Mary Coleman (148)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:03 pm
noted and signe! thanks!
 

Catherine Turley (198)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:05 pm
We have to care more. I don't swim in the ocean anymore because it's so foul. There shouldn't even be a need for water quality reports telling me which beaches are safe.
 

Kit H. (174)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:08 pm
signed & share on FB.
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:15 pm
CHARGE!
Suzanne, the sounding of a bugle was wonderfully fitting. THIS marks the start of a cavalry of caring people doing battle to SAVE a treasure and the life its waters sustain! And as you already know it is a battle I truly believe we can win if only people around the world will rally to help, starting right here with the Care2 people who sign, comment, note, forward to friends, post to Facebook, tweet, and all the rest.

Signed, noted, Facebooked, and Tweeted, just for openers!
 

JoAnne Perdue (50)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:20 pm
NOTED AND SIGNED,...
 

Kelly C. (176)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:28 pm
I hold the Grand Canyon very dear and precious, too bad the corporate white man doesn't. Signed both, thanks to you Suzanne.
 

Ron R. (54)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:41 pm
Thank you Edwin for passing this on to me.
noted and signed.
 

Pat B. (354)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:44 pm
Thank you, Suzanne for this, and Edwin for the FW. Done, passed on to friends also!
 

Dandelion G. (386)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:46 pm
Worldwide Campaign to Save the Grand Canyon! Take Action!
Your signature has been delivered to: Secretary Ken Salazar, Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Trust. #40......#17 on the other petition.

This is a gorgeous photo you selected. Let us keep this beauty for future generations. This can not be matched anywhere else on earth, it IS a truly Sacred place. Thank you for making everyone aware.

 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:49 pm
Noted & Signed
TY Suzanne
 

Patricia C. (96)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:51 pm
# 41 and commented, thank you Suzanne. I am frightened by what is continuing to happen to our environment, in spite of the many fighting against it.
 

Lydia w. (172)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:55 pm
Petition signed. Thanks for raising awareness.
 

Esther Z. (101)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 7:55 pm
Noted and signed both petitions. Have a wonderful day, Suzanne!
 

Tatiana T. (96)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:02 pm
All done. Thank you Suzanne.
 

Magdalena M. (0)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:07 pm
Thank you Suzanne, noted, signed and shared everywhere possible.
Does anyone know why they are so dumb? They are just cooking the end of the Earth from every side possible.
Is everybody up there as retarded as palin is?
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:09 pm
Thanks everyone, keep passing the word! We need to fill up those petitions! :) Kudos and green stars to everyone even if I can't give you another one this week!!
 

Mark H. (28)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:13 pm
I'll try again...bad link...I like this action alot.
 

Nina Serman (108)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:16 pm
This is an extremely important petition and, hopefully, one of many to come. Noted, signed, forwarded and posted on Face Book. For me, these are devastating and disheartening news - national treasure which is also world treasure up for sale. The whole situation is so upseting and if not for the proofs, almost unbelieveble. For example, one uranium mine has had a licence to mine since 1988, they didn't do much but now, wtih uranium prices up, they are going to mine it again - and their licence is still valid ?!? I ask where the Department of Interior, EPA and other suckers are, and who is giving leases or aproving claims on this land? What is this, Alaska at the end of 19th century? As for the Native Americans there, Black Hills all over again, just this time uranium instead of gold and a different state. At least, nobody can move them and openly abuse them this time, but that is a poor consolation if any, what about their health and their tradition? So yes, I agree, it is up to us to stop it- civil society.
 

Penelope Ryan (174)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:23 pm
Salazar need sot do his job or quit!!
 

Jason Green (228)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:24 pm
signed thank you
 

. (0)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:28 pm
Thank you Suzanne, managed to do it this time! (Im a computer idiot,anything with wires...forget it!) x
Childhood dream to go there, Ive been hundreds of time, without leaving my bed. Thank you. x
 

Ness F. (211)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:32 pm
Signed and noted.
Thanks to all whom fwd'd to me!
 

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 8:43 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Bette M. (91)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:05 pm
John Muir-1838-1914
He fought for & saved all
of our national parks from
mans destruction.
Plant & protect trees for life

"God has cared for these trees,
saved them from drought, disease,
avalanches, and a thousand tempests
and floods. But he cannot save
them from fools."
John Muir......
Trees are the lungs of the earth.

Plant & protect trees for life...................
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:07 pm
Signed and noted, thanks
 

Bette M. (91)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:08 pm
I signed this petition & only 33 people have signed it so far!!

Come on people get with it.......I recently went to see the
Grand Canyon & it is MAGNIFICIENT.

Please share this info & pass it on & on!!

Plant & protect trees for life......................
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:10 pm
Thanks Suzanne--signed and snet. I loved the music.
 

Helen T. (1)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:41 pm
signed and plastered on my facebook :D live in canada so just put that i live in NY :P
 

Sandra Watson (75)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:47 pm
Signed
 

Kathy Chadwell (371)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:47 pm
Noted & signed both petitions, also added them to myspace facebook & twitters.
Ken Salazar is like talking to a wall though:(
 

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:55 pm
Beautiful nature!
 

Mm M. (449)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:57 pm
Thank you so much!!

This is way CRIITICAL!! Signed, but now I forgot the numbers, think it was only 70!!! UMMM What is with that with all of Care 2??

Thank you so much for getting this out there, I adore the Grand Canyon and anyone that sees it in the Winter with snow on the trees would be blessed!

I have been for fortunate to see it in 1979, so YIPES none of you youngsters can ever see what I did or the wonder I felt!

SAD to have it change lately, if only all of you could see my photos you would love it! BACK IN THE DAY!!!
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 9:59 pm
I wanted to share a quick note with you all before I turn in for the night... I have already received an acknowledgment email from one of the Plaintiff's counsel in this effort:

"... Thank you for the response Suzanne. We appreciate all the support!"

Upon closing of the petitions, a full listing will be forwarded to all counsel to assist in this action! We can do this! Let's get those petitions filled up!! :)
 

Mark H. (28)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 10:14 pm
Thanks...signed...thanks!
 

Linda G. (187)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 10:15 pm
Marilyn I have to agree with you. When I first visited the Grand Canyon it was so pristine and there was no commercial buildings. A few years ago I went back and hardly recognized the South Rim with the shopping malls and crass commercialism. And allowing toxins to runoff anywhere is nothing short of criminal. I am very disappointed in Ken Salazar. When are we going to get people in positions of power who actually care about what they are supposed to protect?
Thanks Edwin for forwarding and Suzanne for posting it. Wish I could send more green stars but that little green frog is stingy.
 

Michael Carney (209)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 10:27 pm
Suzanne, thanks for the info, I finally was able to open the page, noted and signed...it's just so sad, that this is happening...Glad that you received an acknowledgement from one of the Palintiff's lawyer...I hope we can all help make a difference here...Good Night!
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 10:42 pm
Noted, signed, & shared on Facebook + forwarded on to all contacts!!! :( So sad how this world is being destroyed!!!
 

josie lim (131)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 10:44 pm
With Pleasure, Suzanne!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 10:51 pm
Signed and noted with disgust, but not surprise. What monumental thing can we destroy next?
 

Chris E. (50)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 11:01 pm
Noted and signed. I understand what you mean about taking pictures there. Thank you Suzanne for all you do!
 

Mack David (100)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 11:13 pm
signed,noted.
 

Monica D. (580)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 11:23 pm
Signed. What a beautiful picture!
 

gail dair (0)
Wednesday August 18, 2010, 11:37 pm
thanks Susanne
 

Eva L. (96)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 12:33 am
Signed and noted, thank you!
Unfortunately, I have found only one petition. Where will be the second?
 

Arild Warud (163)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 1:15 am
# 92: 9:12 am, Aug 19, Arild Warud, Portugal, TY Suzanne.
 

Ben Oscarsito (353)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 1:47 am
Action taken...47 signatures...???? -Come on Folks!
http://sen4earth.org/articles/demand-govt-action/worldwide-campaign-to-save-the-grand-canyon/
 

Joy Wong (76)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:03 am
Noted and signed, thank you Suzanne.
 

Carol Orton (20)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:09 am
Thank you ,I have signed and posted to my Facebook too, i lived in the U.K, it needs to go as far as it can go, !
 

chris b. (2474)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:44 am
Signed and noted
 

Thomas C. (116)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:55 am
Noted and signed
 

Hanan W. (47)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 3:18 am
Noted & shared. Thanks.
 

Doing GCSEs Not active no msgs (32)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 3:33 am
Thank you so much Suzanne - I wanted to sign this petition before, but being so unfortunate being from the UK... anyway, signed, thank you :)
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 3:35 am
Signed and noted, thanks.
 

Suzanne Hall (7)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:04 am
Thanks, Suzanne! Noted, and signed both petitions. Also shared on Twitter and Facebook. The Grand Canyon is just an awesome, beautiful place! It takes your breath away no matter how many times you see it.
 

Barbara K. (88)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:13 am
Thanks, Suzanne, got them both signed. What a shame that we have to take action to protect such a beautiful place on this Earth. You'd think everyone would just "naturally" want to preserve and care for it.
 

(0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:24 am
thanks Suzanne ! Signed
 

Jinny L. (66)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:26 am
Noted, signed and posted on facebook - Thanks Suzanne ........will the assault on Mother Earth ever end?
 

. (1)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:37 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Suzanne.
 

Melissah C. (389)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:38 am
thanks
 

Liberty W. (43)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:50 am
signed and noted thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 5:04 am
Thanks for informing us suzanne.

Action taken
 

Dan(iel)) M. (24)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 5:04 am
Signed the Petition and Noted!! Thanks Suzanne
 

Teresa W. (681)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 5:23 am
The page won't open. :-(
 

Mike M. (53)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 6:08 am
Noted signed
 

MarieAnne Duhem (93)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 6:26 am
Noted and signed #155.
 

Pam J. (77)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 6:30 am
Signed and noted. I want the Grand Canyon to still exist when my grandchildren are old enough to make the trip. The first time I saw them when I was a young girl, they left me speechless and filled with awe. I want that for my grandsons.
 

Amina T. (7)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:02 am
noted
 

Alice C. (1797)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:10 am
Thank you ~ Signed and shared !
 

Charmaine C. (177)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:19 am
I love it when petitions include all citizenry from everywhere. The Grand Canyon is a heritage for everyone! It's beauty and majesty are legendary! Signed and noted. Thank you Suzanne.
 

SANDRA R. (146)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:34 am
Noted and signed! Thank you Suzanne!!
 

Jytte Nhanenge (64)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 8:16 am
Lovely petition Suzanne. Thank you for doing this for us, the future generation, and the Universe at large.
 

. (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 8:21 am
Signed, noted & will pass along. Thanks, Suzanne!
 

Darlene Therrien (161)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 8:32 am
Noted and signed TY Suzanne
 

Robin T. (14)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 8:56 am
Thanks Suzanne. Signed & noted.
It amazes me how clever mankind is.
It took nature millions of years to create the Grand Canyon. Then along came mankind. We took one look at it and said "Wow! That is truly magnificent and completely unique, lets see how quickly we can destroy it"

We have been given so many wonderful gifts in this world and all we seem capable of is destroying them as quickly as possible. Why? What is wrong with us?

Make a difference, give Love, Understanding and Tolerance. Plant a Tree.
 

patricia lasek (317)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 9:15 am
Thank you Suzanne. Signed #184. This petition should be signed by everyone!
 

Agnes Wojciechowska (152)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 9:16 am
signed
 

Roxanne Johnson (2)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 9:25 am
can't sign ... I was an Arizonan over 20 years ... I've floated the Colorado in Grand Canyon. I know that uranium slag is a huge problem on certain Reservations. Yet ... that was then. This is now.

This petition makes it seem that the Canyon itself is about to be blasted to smithereens to get at uranium.

A less inflammatory petition might be of better service.
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 9:43 am
If only 1% of C2's 14M plus members were to sign the petitions, that would be 140,000+ signatures!! I really don't think that 1% is too much to ask :)
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:07 am
Noted and signed, thanks :-)
 

Mrs Shakespeare (35)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:09 am
Signed, thanks.
Personally, I've never been to the Grand Canyon so I dont know, but if you really think we need 'a less inflammatory petition' Roxanne, then I suggest you start one, and we will all gladly sign it :)
 

Robert Shaffer (27)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:11 am
Noted and Signed
 

Little A. (33)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:18 am
Done...why only US can signed is weird, so I faked my state.
 

Henriette Matthijssen (143)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:27 am
Signed both & I am forwarding! Thanks Suzanne.
 

Hannah H. (98)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:29 am
Signed & noted!! Thanks Suzanne!
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:31 am
Thank you all for sharing and signing.... kudo's and green stars to all of you, even if I can't send you another this week! :)

I just checked again to ensure that the petitions both here on Care2 and on Change.org are set to all countries, and they are, so if you are having difficulty signing either petition, I would suggest contacting support for the respective site.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:34 am
Noted and Signed, thanks Suzanne.
 

Ben Oscarsito (353)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:49 am
Now I have signed the CARE2 Petition, I didn't see that one at first... (198 signatures...please sign!)
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/worldwide-campaign-to-save-the-grand-canyon-take-action/
 

Elizabeth S. (149)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 11:09 am
Thanks for the post Suzanne, I have noted and signed the one for care2 and change.org, also gladly forwarded to my space, twitter and facebook as well as all my care2 contacts :-)
 

Julie P. (17)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 11:15 am
Noted and Signed! My husband and I married ourselves on the rim of the Grand Canyon 15 years ago. And we're hope to visit Havasu Falls soon!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 11:43 am
Signed and noted.
 

Dianne D. (457)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 12:06 pm
Signed.
 

Rana Sinha (50)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 12:22 pm
Thanks.
 

Alison A. (232)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 12:47 pm
Noted with thanks Suzanne, but unable to sign due to not being in the US.
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 1:08 pm
Jules, wonderful! Alison and all not in the USA, BOTH PETITIONS ALLOW SIGNATURE NO MATTER YOUR COUNTRY. The Grand Canyon is a WORLD treasure!

THE GRAND CANYON DRAINAGE BASIN AND RIVERS ARE THE LIFELINE TO THE ENTIRE SOUTHWEST FOR BOTH PEOPLE AND WILDLIFE.

THE FOREST SERVICE REPORTS THE WATER IN THREE AREAS ALREADY UNFIT FOR DRINKING, SWIMMING AND IRRIGATION DUE TO RADIOACTIVE POISONING FROM URANIUM MINES.

MINING CORPORATIONS EXPECTING RISING DEMAND FROM MORE NUCLEAR PLANTS HAVE FILED THOUSANDS OF ADDITIONAL URANIUM CLAIMS. THOUSANDS!
 

Alison A. (232)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 1:39 pm
I have signed the Care2 petition, but the other one asks for a State, it does not give the option for worldwide.
 

Barbara DelGiudice (123)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 1:50 pm
signed!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 1:51 pm
Thank ou
 

Laurie IS AWAY S. (128)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 1:57 pm
Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Signer # 220
Thanks Suzanne :)
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:11 pm
For all non-US signing the change.org petition....... where it lists the US State, there is a link next to it that says NON U.S. -- click that and you can choose your country. Both petitions are set for ALL countries so anyone, anywhere in the world can sign and take action to help! :)
 

Glenda J. (158)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:41 pm
Surely we never thought for one moment their wasn't going to be another mishap on our Planet, things have been happening in such a rapid force it's devastation to the us humans that have since the beginning of time been forced to overlook these things in the past being they could bring it to the awareness of the right officials to make it better, but now that we have forced our psyche in understanding the reality of this huge Stage were all acting upon we can now begin our finale play being as it may started 50 years ago.lol
Indeed this is a tragic thing to have knowledge upon this beautiful basin of Mother Earth, her planet has been used and abused far to long to overlook this any longer. But It's a little too late..
 

Alison A. (232)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:43 pm
When I click on the TAKE ACTION from the link above, it flashes up a box for you to fill in your details, this box does not give you the option to change to NON-US, it only says 'AL' and the option to change States.

If anyone has the direct link to the petition on the Change.org website and that allows me to change to NON-US, I will be happy to sign it.
 

Heidi L. (88)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 2:59 pm
Action taken
 

Heidi L. (88)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 3:08 pm
Action taken
 

Ian MacLeod (79)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 3:26 pm
Done, and on my Facebook page!

I swear these people would use a Ming vase for a thundermug.

Ian
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 3:50 pm
Change.org Petition
Change.org Grand Canyon Petition

ThePetitionSite Care2 Petition
Care2 Grand Canyon Petition>
 

Patricia Clements (1)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 3:59 pm
Signed. I am furious. The Grand Canyon, AZ was voted (worldwide vote) one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:00 pm
I'm struggling with CGS-itis....... (can't green star) so those that I can't green star yet... I'm sending telepathic green stars to you!! :) ~ * ~
 

Georga Grivois (19)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 4:12 pm
TY so much! Noted Signed and passed on!
 

Alison A. (232)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm
Thanks for the link Suzanne, all signed.

I would like to know how you get a clickable link on here.
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 5:23 pm
ALL, PLEASE CONSIDER THE MASSIVE SCOPE & SCALE OF THE THREAT TO THE GRAND CANYON BASIN:

The Grand Canyon Basin drains a large portion of the North American continent covering 242,000 square miles in the United States and 3,000 square miles in Mexico. The Colorado and its tributaries drain southwestern Wyoming and western Colorado, parts of Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and California, and almost all of Arizona. Three fourths of the basin is federal land devoted to national forests and parks and Indian reservations.
 

pj d. (57)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 5:24 pm
Done and done. Thanks Susanne. Oh, and Alison, that's a good question...
 

Debbie G. (314)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 5:50 pm
Thanks Suzanne, and thanks Gregory for forwarding. Reminded me to peruse the SEN website again. I love the website and try to keep up with it periodically.
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 6:13 pm
People and Wildlife alike depend on the region's water, please act!

The National Park Service has warned that already the water in several areas of the Grand Canyon basin is unfit for drinking, swimming or irrigation due to radiation from existing uranium mining operations.
Expecting that more nuclear plants will drive demand for uranium sky-high, mining corporations have recently filed thousands of additional claims in the the Grand Canyon and Colorado River drainage basin that is THE southwest's lifeline!

PLEASE CONSIDER THE MASSIVE SCOPE AND SCALE OF THE RADIOACTIVITY FROM THOUSANDS OF ADDITIONAL URANIUM MINES IN THE GRAND CANYON DRAINAGE BASIN

It drains a large portion of the North American continent covering 242,000 square miles in the United States and 3,000 square miles in Mexico. The Colorado and its tributaries drain southwestern Wyoming and western Colorado, parts of Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and California, and almost all of Arizona. Three fourths of the basin is federal land devoted to national forests and parks and Indian reservations.

THINK WHAT MMS ALLOWED TO HAPPEN IN THE GULF! NOW THINK URANIUM RADIOACTIVITY INSTEAD OF OIL!!
THE GRAND CANYON DRAINAGE BASIN IS AN AREA THE SIZE OF THE GULF POLLUTION, BUT YOU CAN'T GET RADIOACTIVITY OUT OF WATER AND IT TAKES SCORES OF YEARS TO DECAY

It's up to us, the devoted of Care2 and the SEN you inspired, to get this campaign off the ground. We must gain enough forwards, signatures, Facebook posts and tweets to gain the attention of national and international media and environmental and civic action groups!

Thank you for all YOU do, we know the demands are many!
 

HELEN V. (51)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:00 pm
Noted and signed. The Grand CAnyon is one of the earth's greatest natural wonders and needs to be safeguarded at all costs.
 

Eternal Gardener (734)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:15 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Suzanne for all your energy and passion towards these important issues.
I'm with you all the way!
 

Rebecca T. (1)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:23 pm
To have to fight SO hard to protect something that so clearly should never have been subjected to abuse in the first place is frustrating, but well worth the fight. When will the people on this tiny blue planet realize that the green we need to value most is not folded up in our wallets?
 

Milena K. (244)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:36 pm
Thanks
 

Jacqueline S Wolf Heart (74)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 7:59 pm
ABSOLUTELY!!!!NOTED/SIGNED!!
 

. (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 8:19 pm
We can not let them destroy this one of the most 7 wonders of the world. This Salazar with him in it there has to have money involved in it, for this is all that man stands for is greed, He sure do not care nor Love anything that The Great Creator has put here for us to Love and see. So many abomations he has brought upon our County with lie's and deciet. This one he will Not win for we will fight him and win. Thanks all and Susanne, Bette, Dandelion. hugs
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 8:29 pm
Thank you Hester, Milena and Jacqueline and all above and those to follow, and yes Rebecca it is well worth the fight. There is much at stake. The region that is home to one of the world's greatest natural wonders supplies water to wildlife and millions of people. It falls upon us to launch this campaign to protect it. It is our burden, BUT ALSO OUR HONOR.

CONSIDER THE MASSIVE SCALE OF THE RADIOACTIVITY IF THOUSANDS OF ADDITIONAL URANIUM MINES ARE ALLOWED IN THE GRAND CANYON DRAINAGE BASIN

It drains a large portion of the North American continent covering 242,000 square miles in the United States and 3,000 square miles in Mexico. The Colorado and its tributaries drain southwestern Wyoming and western Colorado, parts of Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and California, and almost all of Arizona. Three fourths of the basin is federal land devoted to national forests and parks and Indian reservations.

THINK WHAT MMS ALLOWED TO HAPPEN IN THE GULF!

NOW THINK URANIUM RADIOACTIVITY INSTEAD OF OIL!!

THE GRAND CANYON DRAINAGE BASIN IS AN AREA THE SIZE OF THE GULF POLLUTION.
BUT YOU CAN'T GET RADIOACTIVITY OUT OF WATER AND SOIL AND IT TAKES MANY YEARS TO DECAY.
 

Mack David (100)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 8:31 pm
i am so very glad of all the signatures you have received Suzanne.............
Will facebook Your article to hopefully achieve a few more.
:-)
 

Laine G. (27)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 9:01 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Gregory for bringing this to our attention. The world ould really use a few more people like you who are so devoted to caring for the Earth and its people.
 

milca V. (75)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 9:28 pm
both signed
 

J O. (10)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 9:32 pm
signed. only 183 signatures? WHAT?
 

Sue L. (67)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 9:36 pm
The Grand Canyon must be protected not only for its beauty but for the importance of its ecosystem. I gladly signed the care2 petition.
 

Treasure Tree C. (354)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 10:43 pm
Signed.
 

Yvonne K. (0)
Thursday August 19, 2010, 11:29 pm
signed...
 

MICHELLE S. (101)
Friday August 20, 2010, 12:05 am
Noted, signed and tweeted
 

Patricia Hernandez (26)
Friday August 20, 2010, 12:33 am
Signed, thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Friday August 20, 2010, 12:52 am
Signed and noted. Good luck, I REALLY< REALLY HOPE the Petition helps to make common-sense prevail.
 

linda b. (190)
Friday August 20, 2010, 2:43 am
This should never be allowed to hapen. Signed and noted Thank you Suzanne.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Friday August 20, 2010, 4:14 am
Mining execs should be forced to live in the places they ruin, with the run-off, contamination, radiation. Then they might think twice about contaminating lands of indigenous peoples and animals, and public land.

Further, the uranium is shipped over the oceans to Korea and France etc- not a safe thing to do. I object!
 

Edward Janus (291)
Friday August 20, 2010, 4:19 am
Edward Janus | Disability Advocate and Activist (Disabled).
Fighting for Persons with Disabilities. Making Our Voices Heard.
Doing Daily Internet Activism for Supporting Causes of Change.
Taking Actions, Clicking for Sponsored Donations, Signing Letters, Petitions, Pledges, and many other Important Causes. Governmental, Political Issues and Government Accountability.
Sharing Disability Connections, News and Resources.
Founder: www.EdwardJanus.net | Disability Network Connections.
Internet Activism News Article about: http://www.care2.com/causes/trailblazers/blog/edward-janus-passionate-online-activism-at-its-finest

Dear Sue,

I Signed This Petition. Thank you for sharing and all that you do.

Love,
Edward
 

Lady Flo (118)
Friday August 20, 2010, 6:05 am
Action is taken,thank you.
 

Mary Alexander (23)
Friday August 20, 2010, 6:16 am
Thank you Gregory in bring this to my attention. I have signed.
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Friday August 20, 2010, 6:23 am
I hope those who don't know Edward above will read the Care2 article about him so they appreciate the amount of time it took him to sign and enter his supportive comment above.
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Friday August 20, 2010, 7:40 am
Thank you all for signatures and comments and sharing! Everything you do is appreciated more than we could ever express. Together we can all make this turn viral and get the support and protection needed. Thank you again!
 

Valerie S. (70)
Friday August 20, 2010, 9:00 am
Signed & noted! When are they ever gonna just leave well engough alone?! I have been signing petitions to keep these mines out of Grand Canyon region for oh I don't know at least a year or two - why pushing it again. They need to LEAVE IT ALONE!!! Will forward for more attention and signatures.
 

. (0)
Friday August 20, 2010, 9:38 am
Got it.
 

Cindy C. (125)
Friday August 20, 2010, 9:41 am
DEFINITELY SIGNED THEM.
 

Roxana Cortijo (175)
Friday August 20, 2010, 9:47 am
signed, noted and forwarded.
 

Valerie H. (134)
Friday August 20, 2010, 9:57 am
Thank you - both signed!
 

chris b. (2474)
Friday August 20, 2010, 10:12 am
Only 250 signatures when I signed and noted!
 

Sinikka D. (130)
Friday August 20, 2010, 10:13 am
Noted and petitions signed. Thanks, Suzanne!
 

Sara T. (3)
Friday August 20, 2010, 10:19 am
I am glad to help out this cause. All this environmental destruction without a care for the ecosystem destruction must stop! Ecocide should be a criminal act!
 

Rebecca Y. (26)
Friday August 20, 2010, 10:56 am
I often wonder what will be left of our planet when we finish ruining it...perhaps it will look like Mars or our Moon and all traces of human life will be in the dust that floats on the surface.
 

Gloria L. (58)
Friday August 20, 2010, 11:26 am
My Spiritual Home. Water is Life. Stop exterminating Native Americans with Uranium Mines. TY, Gloria
 

Gudrun D. (417)
Friday August 20, 2010, 11:42 am
Change.Org petition: 258 Signatures Goal: 1,000 26% You signed this petition on 08/19/10.
Care2 petition signed #276. Thanks Suzanne :)
 

Michael Masley (5)
Friday August 20, 2010, 11:52 am
signed, tweeted and noted
 

Sacred Space (39)
Friday August 20, 2010, 1:00 pm
Signed and noted...thank you for the awareness.....
 

Fran away F. (111)
Friday August 20, 2010, 2:04 pm
Noted, gladly signed and shared. Thanks, Suzanne!
 

pam M. (98)
Friday August 20, 2010, 2:46 pm
Noted, signed thanks for sharing.
 

MarilynBusy WITHCHARITIES (259)
Friday August 20, 2010, 2:56 pm
done
 

Lynn D. (0)
Friday August 20, 2010, 3:03 pm
It would truly be a shame for us to loose the Grand Canyon, thanks for doing this for us!
 

Shirley H. (49)
Friday August 20, 2010, 3:14 pm
Signed & noted.
Shirley H.
 

Robert S. (115)
Friday August 20, 2010, 3:51 pm
Wow. Nice turnout. I will of course sign etc. Thanks for the heads up Gregory.
 

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (44)
Friday August 20, 2010, 4:47 pm
Signing and shared.....
 

jodi m. (37)
Friday August 20, 2010, 5:52 pm
signed and noted
 

Cristiane P. (16)
Friday August 20, 2010, 7:25 pm
Signed and noted! The picture is amazing!

Hope we all can help make a difference! ;-)
 

Cynthia Davis (340)
Friday August 20, 2010, 8:17 pm
Signed TY Suzanne and Gregory
 

Avonne L. (7)
Friday August 20, 2010, 8:18 pm
Noted, signed, forwarded. Thanks, Suzanne
 

Liliana D. (124)
Friday August 20, 2010, 9:53 pm
Noted and signed #304 on care2, #344-346 on change.org. Nobody should touch Grand Canion, it is a nature wonder and it is an world legacy. Thanks Suzanne.
 

Mary Miller (271)
Friday August 20, 2010, 10:43 pm
Thanks .... noted,,,
 

Karin S. (24)
Friday August 20, 2010, 11:25 pm
noted
 

Ana R (220)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 12:57 am
Signed@noted
 

Agnes H. (144)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 4:54 am
Signed and noted, and thank you Gregory for sending me this. I find this very important.
 

Spencer Selander (8)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 5:32 am
Signed and noted
 

Peggy A. (109)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 5:52 am
Noted,signed and posted on Facebook
 

Denise P. (65)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 6:34 am
Signed and forwarded.
 

Gary C. (5)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 8:36 am
noted, signed and signed thankyou..........
 

Suzanna van der Voort (271)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 8:41 am
- http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/worldwide-campaign-to-save-the-grand-canyon-take-action/
- http://www.change.org/petitions/view/worldwide_campaign_to_save_the_grand_canyon
I signed the last petition with my U.S. home address.
Even when I am not an American, IT REALLY HURTS READING:"Water supplies and land have been poisoned by radiation from uranium mining run-off. Human, animal and plant lives and species have been lost and continue to be endangered by the toxic contaminations..."
Noted with thanks Suzanna and gregory and will share on facebook too.
 

Joel Scott S. (17)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 8:42 am
Tell the big corporations and big oil to stop destroying G-d beautiful creattions, including the Grand Canyon.
 

Michael G. (12)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 9:29 am
Thanks for giving me the opportunity too know about this and to sign the petition to help.
 

Sanja T. (154)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 9:58 am
noted...and signed
 

Johanna Rowe (1)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 12:05 pm
Thank you for letting me know! Although I come from Britain I visited this wonderful place when I was younger and loved it! Please let us preserve this wondrous place for future generations.
 

. (0)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 1:11 pm
noted and signed
 

Patrizia F. (39)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 1:23 pm
NOTED, SIGNED AND SHARED!! The Grand Canyon is Sacred Land, for the whole world. It is our duty to protect and preserve it.
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 2:01 pm
Just taking a break from the day's demands to say thank you to all signers, commenters, noters and forwarders. Thanks to you, despite so many being away on vacation and family visits, Suzanne's kick-off article has been number one on all of Care2 for two days and the campaign is getting the good start we needed in order to make a difference! Please do keep it up and thank you again!

ALSO PLS SEE MY COMMENT OF Thursday August 19, 2010, 8:29 pm TO SEE THE SCOPE OF THE THREAT!
 

Desiree C. (3)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 3:41 pm
noted & signed.
 

Lorena SHAW (0)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 5:01 pm
Signed! Thank you Suzanne!
 

Jack B. (57)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 5:18 pm
Criminal
 

Mandy M. (13)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 5:27 pm
Signed, thank you Suzanne.
 

Connor Hocking (29)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 6:19 pm
Our planet is dying. Whether or not we choose to simply accept this or refuse to do will determine its validity. The time to complain without action is long gone. We are in the final moments before the turning point; the time where we will decide to let the Earth and all her beauty fade or if we pick the more logical alternative: living in harmony with all other living things, including one another. Climate change is a huge factor in the acceleration of this Judgment, and we must do ALL in our power to stop this looming disaster that threatens every species known on this planet.
Will the future remember you as one who simply waved at the opportunity for great and necessary change go by, or will you be forever immortalized by a drive for what is right in these changing times?
It is entirely up to you.

As mentioned, climate change is really our biggest threat to life as we know it at this point. We can NOT afford to wait any longer in global action on this issue. Some nations of our world already have, but the one that has emitted the most greenhouse gas emissions in total has yet to: the United States of America. The world will come together on October 10th to "Get to work" on stopping climate change, and in the process show world leaders it's their turn to do the same. There are currently over 1,200 10/10 events globally registered, and more will come as time goes on. You want to be a part of one! Take a look here
http://www.350.org/map
 

H Nick H. (1826)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 7:55 pm
noted and signed ( at change.org)
 

Kathy Javens (104)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 9:09 pm
Gladly signed and noted. WE must do all we can to save this U.S. treasure. So much of what we have is being destroyed. And with climate control problems,the situation becomes even more frightening. I pray that we can come together and work to help remedy this and other situations that are ruining our Mother Earth.
 

Dalia H. (1277)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 9:15 pm
Signed and noted my Beloved Suzanne. Thank You so much for posting and sharing with Us.
HAVE A VERY BLESSED WEEKEND EVERYBODY!
Much Love,
B.D♥
 

Andrea H. (30)
Sunday August 22, 2010, 1:37 am
noted and signed. thanks
 

Annie Cowling (117)
Sunday August 22, 2010, 9:56 am
signed, thank-you
 

Marsha Lackey (3)
Sunday August 22, 2010, 9:59 am
Noted and signed, Marsha
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 22, 2010, 3:56 pm
Done, #258 at care2, and 430@Change.org, lets keep it going!
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Sunday August 22, 2010, 4:56 pm
Thank you all for your commenting, caring, sharing, signing and all that you do! If you haven't signed both petitions, please take a moment to make a difference. :)
 

. (0)
Monday August 23, 2010, 2:45 am
Signed,thanks!
 

Paul Harrison (25)
Monday August 23, 2010, 5:53 am
Noted and signed! Thanks! I once again CANNOT believe people still want to damage one Of natures Greatest Treasures! apparently the Igrnorance continues on!
It seems to me,that there seems to be an endless flow of people that have one goal in mind,and thats top devastate everything in their path!
 

Vikram Chhabra (394)
Monday August 23, 2010, 8:00 am
Signed and noted!
 

Angelika R. (146)
Monday August 23, 2010, 8:45 am
Can someone please tell me why the US Govt. tolerates insane people as decisionmakers??? How can anyone in their right mind deliberately destroy their own homeland and world heritage treasure????????????????????
-You know I signed them all -thanks Suzanne for your deligence and devotion on these matters!
 

Terrie Williams (769)
Tuesday August 24, 2010, 8:46 am
Signed, noted and frwrd.
 

Nancy P. (67)
Tuesday August 24, 2010, 9:52 pm
Signed, thanks.
 

Mervi R. (74)
Wednesday August 25, 2010, 3:41 pm
noted, both signed
 

Ira M. (211)
Thursday August 26, 2010, 8:46 am
Done :)
 

Leslie W. (42)
Thursday August 26, 2010, 1:24 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you for posting this, Suzanne. And thank you, Gregory, for forwarding this to me.
 

Michela m. (3875)
Sunday August 29, 2010, 1:07 pm
Michela, You signed on August 29, 2010.
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Monday August 30, 2010, 4:36 am
Thanks for telling the world
 

Linda Mills (104)
Tuesday August 31, 2010, 7:43 am
noted & signed with thanks
 

Mandi T. (424)
Thursday September 2, 2010, 6:58 pm
# 398: 6:56 pm, Sep 2, Mandi TT, CA
Thank you dear Gregory. This is so important! I also saved the vid.
 

Mandi T. (424)
Thursday September 2, 2010, 6:59 pm
Tks to Gregory for the forward, and to you Suzanne:-))
 

Val R. (239)
Friday September 3, 2010, 4:19 pm
The photo alone says how majestic the Grand Canyon is!
 

Carole K. (199)
Friday September 3, 2010, 4:54 pm
Thanks Suzanne,
I double checked the link. I signed on August 20th; I thought I had!
 

Pat B. (354)
Friday September 3, 2010, 8:01 pm
Thank you, Suzanne,....Signed.
 

Mary T. (186)
Friday September 3, 2010, 8:19 pm
Thanks I have already sign this.
 

Teresa P. (128)
Friday September 3, 2010, 9:33 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Suzanne
 

Jeannette A. (146)
Saturday September 4, 2010, 8:43 am
Noted & previously signed. This is part of our national heritage and people need to realize that our resources are NOT infinite... if we don't protect the bounty we have, we will be paupers.
 

Luciana D. (35)
Sunday September 5, 2010, 7:09 am
Signed and commented.
 

Susan Pernot (75)
Sunday September 5, 2010, 7:20 pm
both signed, noted and shared.
 

Antonio Amador (60)
Tuesday September 7, 2010, 6:28 am
Already signed. Thank you
 

Mark H. (28)
Monday September 13, 2010, 8:27 pm
Signed gladly!
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Wednesday September 22, 2010, 7:38 pm
Signed & noted thanks
 

Nuno Correia (18)
Friday December 3, 2010, 2:23 pm
more people is needed to sign... pass it on
 
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