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U.S. bans new mining claims near Grand Canyon

Jacquelyn Martin/The Associated Press<br>Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, standing in front of a projected map of the Grand Canyon, announces a 20-year ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon on Monday in Washington.

Jacquelyn Martin/The Associated Press<br>Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, standing in front of a projected map of the Grand Canyon, announces a 20-year ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon on Monday in Washington.