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Uranium rush: Sparks fly over mining near the Grand Canyon (access required)

The forces of nature that blessed Arizona with the Grand Canyon also provided high-grade uranium, trapped in nearby layers of rock. Whether the uranium is a blessing or a curse depends on whose side you take.

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