Followup to Obama’s move to temporarily delay mining claims on a million scenic acres is shaping up into a major battle-
Mine ban at Canyon may fuel new fight By Shaun McKinnon and Erin Kelly. Azcentral.com
Polls show the state’s residents support the general position of Grijalva.
The Arizona Strip is a vast area of mostly BLM lands north of the Grand Canyon and south of the Utah border. Although there are backroads and grazing, it has almost no full time residents.