Petition

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] 

Supporters

  • 8842
    Miss Kathy Stoddard
    Canada
    2 hours ago
  • 8841
    Tasha Gjersand
    Oakland, CA
    1 day ago
  • 8840
    Hollie Thubron
    United Kingdom
    1 day ago
  • 8839
    Maja Hultberg
    Sweden
    2 days ago
  • 8838
    Hillie Janssen
    Ladera Ranch, CA
    2 days ago
  • 8837
    Anonymous
    Paducah, KY
    3 days ago
  • 8836
    Lori Triggs
    Ocala, FL
    3 days ago
  • 8835
    Bradley Sharkey
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    3 days ago
  • 8834
    Sandra Lindén
    Sweden
    4 days ago
  • 8833
    Susan Wirrig
    Clackamas, OR
    4 days ago
  • 8832
    Kim March
    Austin, TX
    5 days ago
  • 8831
    Maria Palmer
    Nyack, NY
    5 days ago
  • 8830
    Kayrene Kocher
    Lehighton, PA
    5 days ago
  • 8829
    Margaret Mogg
    Menahga, MN
    5 days ago

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