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Balancing natural resource use and extraction of uranium and other elements in the Grand Canyon region

June 3, 2024

The Grand Canyon region is an important natural, cultural, and archeological resource known worldwide. The region contains uranium resources that could be used to generate electricity. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, is conducting studies to answer questions about the environmental effects of mining uranium and other associated elements in the region.

Publication Year 2024
Title Balancing natural resource use and extraction of uranium and other elements in the Grand Canyon region
DOI 10.3133/fs20243003
Authors Katherine Walton-Day, Benjamin J. Siebers, Jo Ellen Hinck, Kate M. Campbell, Marie-Noële Croteau
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2024-3003
Index ID fs20243003
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Colorado Water Science Center; Upper Midwest Water Science Center