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Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments

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American Rivers is the leading organization working to protect and restore the nation’s rivers and streams.

About the Petition

Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true. The New York Times spotlighted major developments that would devastate the canyon's wild nature, beauty, and overall health.

Here’s our chance to reaffirm our commitment to wilderness and to the Grand Canyon. American Rivers is working with local partners to save this special place.

To: Grand Canyon National Park

Let's keep the Grand Canyon wild. The Grand Canyon is under threat of an unprecedented level of development. I'm voicing my concern over the latest proposed projects, including

—a gondola tramway into the Grand Canyon;

—new water wells into aquifers that supply springs in the Grand Canyon;

—all uranium mining in Grand Canyon watersheds; and—all other uses that threaten the integrity of Grand Canyon National Park.

Sincerely,

[Your name here] 

Action Updates

  • 07 May 2015

    10,000 supporters secured! Lets triple our goal!

    Thanks to all of our supporters! Lets continue the momentum and reach 30,000 signatures by sharing this action with family and friends!

Supporters

  • 11707
    Amy Godwin
    Houston, TX
    6 hours ago
  • 11706
    Paul Provinzano
    Oshkosh, WI
    6 hours ago
  • 11705
    Calli Brannon
    Princeton, MO
    1 day ago
  • 11704
    Kim Zwicker
    Lynn, MA
    2 days ago
  • 11703
    Chrys Martens
    France
    2 days ago
  • 11702
    Kathleen Sweeney
    Colorado Springs, CO
    2 days ago
  • 11701
    Wyllow Larsen
    Martinsburg, WV
    2 days ago
  • 11700
    Sharon Wight
    Loves Park, IL
    2 days ago
  • 11699
    Diane Davis
    Crestline, CA
    2 days ago
  • 11698
    Melissa Wilson
    Dayton, OH
    2 days ago
  • 11697
    Anonymous
    Louisville, KY
    2 days ago
  • 11696
    Paula Joyal
    Winter Haven, FL
    3 days ago
  • 11695
    Miranda Parkinson
    Pietermaritzburg,
    3 days ago
  • 11694
    Saveria Garcia Macri
    Elmont, NY
    3 days ago

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