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Judge Upholds Mining Ban Near Canyon

Grand Canyon - AZ Business Magazine Mar/Apr 2011

U.S. District Judge David Campbell late yesterday denied a uranium industry motion to overturn the Obama administration’s ban on new uranium mining on 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon. The ban was adopted January 2012 to protect the Grand Canyon’s watersheds. The withdrawal prohibits new mining claims and development on old claims that lack… Read More →

Phoenix Airport Museum Celebrates Phoenix Zoo's 50th Anniversary With "Art Gone Wild"

Phoenix Airport Museum, Art Gone Wild
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Sky Harbor International Airport is embracing its inner animal by celebrating the Phoenix Zoo’s 50th anniversary with an “Art Gone Wild” exhibit. The Phoenix Airport Museum’s exhibit features more than 20 ceramic and bronze wildlife sculptures by Heidi Uotila, and more than 70 animal pictures created by local children, says Jeri Walker, a Phoenix Airport… Read More →

The Phoenix Zoo: Getting Wild

Phoenix Zoo Giraffe
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Voted as one of the top five zoos for kids in the country, the Phoenix Zoo is home to some of the world’s most distinct animals. Visitors do more than just stroll the zoo; they ride (camels and trains), pedal boats, encounter and pet animals, rock climb, bike and so much more.  The zoo also… Read More →