Local business and campus leaders will rally to protect one of America’s great outdoor icons. The Grand Canyon draws over 5 million visitors each year for hiking, paddling, and more; but the area around the park is threatened by toxic uranium mining. Local leaders are joining a national movement calling for a new national monument to protect 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon.
Carlos Rodriguez, Student Government of Seattle University President
Claire Kasinadhuni, Environmental Science, University of Washington
Risa Nagel, Campaign Organizer, Environment Washington
Wednesday, November 30 at 11 AM
Chaco Canyon Organic Café
3770 SW Alaska St
Seattle, WA 98126
We will have a Grand Canyon replica, Obama cutout, and activists holding signs in support. The news conference will be held at Seattle local business, Chaco Canyon Organic Café.