CCAGW Annual Ratings

Grand Canyon Leasing Ban – Passage


Passage of the bill that would effectively prohibit any new mining or mineral production activities on approximately one million acres of federal lands in the Grand Canyon region of Arizona. Specifically, it would withdraw the lands from eligibility for activities permitted under federal laws governing public lands, mining, and mineral and geothermal leasing.

Vote Number: 
House Vote 602
Bill Number: 
HR 1373
CCAGW Position: 
Vote Results: 
Passed 236-185 : D 227-1; R 9-183; I 0-1