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Tell President Obama to Protect the Greater Grand Canyon Region From Mining ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection )

CherAway
- 2825 days ago - secure.wilderness.org
America's Grand Canyon and the lands surrounding it are some of the country's most cherished public lands and waters. This is no place for uranium mining that could leak toxic tailings into area waters, threatening wildlife, residents and visitors alike.



   

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Rhonda Maness (580)
Friday October 21, 2011, 1:35 pm
Signed
Thanks Cher
 

Past Member (0)
Friday October 21, 2011, 2:22 pm
omg like he actually needs to think on this crap.
 

Judy C (91)
Friday October 21, 2011, 2:22 pm
Signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday October 21, 2011, 2:23 pm
noted & message sent. TY Cher
 

Regina P (63)
Friday October 21, 2011, 2:28 pm
noted & signed. Thanks
 

. (0)
Friday October 21, 2011, 3:09 pm
message sent
 

Stephen Hill (633)
Friday October 21, 2011, 4:22 pm
Thank you Cher for sharing! Noted
 

Carol H (229)
Friday October 21, 2011, 5:40 pm
signed and noted
 

Constance F (418)
Friday October 21, 2011, 9:33 pm
Thank you - email sent!
 

Arild Warud (174)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 2:14 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

P A (117)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 2:30 am
Tried to sign - but the 'Other Countries' wouldn't work! Totally agree and will sign whatever I can Cher - thank you.
 

Alarich Herzner (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 3:05 am
Thanks 4 the great work!
 

Sam H. (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 3:11 am
mining in grand canyon? no way
 

Ben O (129)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 3:27 am
Done!
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/75
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 3:52 am
Noted but not able to sign.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 4:18 am
Message sent, thanks!
 

Chris R (80)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 5:07 am
Thanks Cher!~
 

Bette M (91)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 5:54 am
Signed & noted.

Plant & protect Danny's trees for life.
Trees are the lungs of the earth.
 

Esther Z (94)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 7:22 am
Noted and signed.
 

Brian Hamilton (28)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 9:50 am
Thanks
 

. (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 10:32 am
signed!!
 

David C (75)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 10:48 am
noted and signed, also read their good news article about saving lands near Dinosaur National Monument...
 

Bella Fitzpatrick (280)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 10:58 am
DONE
 

Lisa N (202)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 11:46 am
Thanks for taking action!
 

Julija S (87)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 11:56 am
xx
 

Robert Tomlinson (62)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 12:29 pm
Signed & Noted!
 

Dotti L (85)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 12:36 pm
Noted, message sent. The Grand Canyon is truly grand. Let's keep it that way.
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 1:15 pm
Gladly Signed. Lets not have drilling take a toll on what beauty nature gave us. We don't need to create a earthquake fault line that were not prepaired for with unexpected surprises.
 

Lilo Prinz (23)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 1:47 pm
signed!
 

pam w (139)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 2:21 pm
Done!
 

Fallon F. (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 3:19 pm
Thank you all! Sent msg as well.
 

Jason Green (235)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 3:51 pm
Your message has been sent to the following decision makers:
President Barack Obama
 

Kate Kenner (215)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 4:25 pm
How sad it is that this is even considered. Beauty should never be sacrificed for the greed of others. Something as dirty as coal should never come before the health of our planet.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 4:53 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Mary B. (5)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 5:00 pm
Signed and noted
 

Barbara Chally (10)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 5:06 pm
I cannot believe such desecration could even be seriously considered!
 

Joe R (190)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 5:13 pm
Signed.
 

Alice B (241)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 5:13 pm
NOTED & SIGNED.
 

Patricia E G (52)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 5:51 pm
Noted & Signed
Thank you
 

Rose K. (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 6:05 pm
noted and signed
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 7:19 pm
noted signed
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 7:37 pm
noted and signed
 

Michela M (3964)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 7:48 pm
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks!! Ciao!!
 

Donna Hamilton (159)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 7:55 pm
Tried to sign, but US only.
 

Cathy K (0)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 8:15 pm
There is No Question that The Grand Canyon & the surrounding area Must Be Protected From Mining and Anything Else Which Would Damage This Magnificent Treasure.
 

Lori K (56)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 9:09 pm
You would have to be an absolute moron to risk a natural wonder like the Grand Canyon. The things these people are willing to do for greed are simply stomach turning.
 

Ruth R (246)
Saturday October 22, 2011, 9:54 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Mrs Shakespeare (35)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 12:07 am
I'm sick and tired of begging them to protect the Grand Canyon! If they cant careless, then perhaps thats a very big indication they cant rule a nation!
Signed. Thanks, dear. *cyber hug*
 

Pamela C (75)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 12:35 am
This isn't our land to do with as we please -- this is land held in trust for the future. I am tired of corporations that will do anything for a short-sighted buck and the American people that let them. Don't blame the government, blame the corporations and the man in the mirror.
 

Mariana O (0)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 1:08 am
I live in Europe but I dream to visit the USA, and Grand Canyon is on my list. Americans keep your treasures!
 

J D (52)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 2:11 am
I can't believe they are even considering this. Isn't it bad enough they haven't cleaned all the toxic waste from the plutobium mining they debased this pristine environment through in the name of our 'security'? THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE LOOKING AT WAYS TO CLEAN UP THEIR LAST MINING DISASTERS - if it can even be done, not to mention the permanent effect on the flora, faune - the ecology not to mention the blight on our VIEW & experience of this NATIONAL treasure, WORLD WONDER
 

J D (52)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 2:13 am
THE GRAND CANYON is ONE of the 7 WINDERS if the WORLD.
It is not just a NATIONAL treasure, but a GIFT to the world, & it belongs to US, not as in U.S. but as in the people & animals now & in the FUTURE who deserve this asset - in tact.
 

Jeffery L (1)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 2:18 am
I just signed. Everyone should watch Ken Burns: National Parks, America's Best Idea. Our national parks have been under attacks since day one by those people who want to make a quick buck and leave a massive clean up mess and eye sores to future generations.
 

J D (52)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 2:18 am
SIGNED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

J D (52)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 2:19 am

The government - using tax $ of course, just spent time & resources ($) cleaning up the old plutonium mine. now this administration of 'change' I can't believe can even be tempted in the least to consider raping again this national treasure & world wonder.

Please don't succumb to big $ pressure. Think of your kids, our kids, our future!
 

J D (52)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 2:27 am
HISTORY LESSON:
In case you didn't know, the US already raped & defaced this national treasure, this world wonder, & JUST spent big $ cleaning up a plutonium mine - whose effects may never be remedied. mining is bad, plutonium is dangerous, mining plutonium is BAD, mkay"
SO WE THE PEOPLE spent a bunch of money cleaning up (old defunct mine - no business left to pay for clean up if anyone could afford it - costs are astronomical, exorbitant & can never be 100% so the GOVERNMENT (read: TAX $, OUR $) pay for that - are going to have at her again.

FYI when mining regulations were made, it was in the days of old panning for gold, like that. You couldn't get a lot, or DO a lot - this is before even water pressure was being used, so to encourage mining & lure people west, the government made it possible to - buy land mining rights for 10 cents an acre! not a whole lot even then. NOW - despite efforts to change the ridiculous accomodations - which aren't even needed & should be irrelevant since MINING is NOT that way anymore, it is totally invasive for one thing, CAN YOU SEE why MINING is so PROFITABLE? Yet after raping the land & making profits, no one can AFFORD to be bothered to clean up... & strip mining is the worst, it leaves a giant hole of batten tock where once wilkdlife & an eco system floutished.
 

lori c (29)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 3:15 am
noted and signed
 

lori c (29)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 3:19 am
Mountain Top Removal is also happening in the Appalachian Mtn chain in WV, they are blowing up mountains and like Joyce says it leaves barren land hundreds of feet deep with rock where once wildlife and an eco system fourished, it's totally devastating!
 

JinnySITEISSUES L (33)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 4:08 am
Action completed. Thank you Cher!
 

J D (52)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 4:15 am
@Lori C. THANK you for the heads up - maybe we could petition to stop it. WE STOPPED THE PLUTONIUM MINING in the GRAND CANYON once already, & now must fight to prevent it - but THE APPALACHIANS ARE LIKE HOME?SAFE HAVEN! I wonder if all the quakes etc. have to do with that mining? Anyway if there's not a petition already going to stop this, maybe we can start something... O & Lori C i can't reach you?
 

J D (52)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 4:18 am
PLEASE READ MY HISTORY LESSON ABOVE - this HAS HAPPENED< SHUT DOWN & PAID $ CLEAN UP (SORT OF CLEAN UP) & NOW WE GONNA START ALL OVER AGAIN?!
 

Rea p (1)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 4:49 am
thanks
 

Marianna Molnar (9)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 4:51 am
noted
 

Kathleen R (138)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 5:02 am
signed & noted
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 8:25 am
I signed it but now the people with real power has to act on this and NOW.

IF WE DON'T STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES THERE WILL BE NO ROSES TO SMELL AND THAT IS A FACT!!!
 

Mike H (252)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 8:54 am
Signed there is no limit to human greed
 

Alicia N (87)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 11:50 am
done, thanks
 

Jane H (139)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 1:49 pm
noted and signed
 

Vicky Locke (3)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 2:41 pm
Letter modified (asking for a permanent ban), signed and sent, thanks!
 

Bud. Mitten (3)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 3:21 pm
Signed and sent.
 

Ralph F (70)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 4:13 pm
Common sense would seem to dictate this. Do millionaire Senators really need to reap in more from the, "destroyers?" At what point will they be rich enough?
 

Valerie G (102)
Sunday October 23, 2011, 8:52 pm
noted, could not sign..
 

Past Member (0)
Monday October 24, 2011, 8:18 am
Done, tu
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 20, 2011, 5:41 pm
Signed
 
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