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Grand Canyon development plan causes controversy




The Grand Canyon, Arizona seen from the Desert View observation point on May 11, 2014. Each year some five million people visit Grand Canyon National Park with its dramatic views into the deep inner gorge of the Colorado River.
The Grand Canyon, Arizona seen from the Desert View observation point on May 11, 2014. Each year some five million people visit Grand Canyon National Park with its dramatic views into the deep inner gorge of the Colorado River.
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Imagine gliding down on a gondola to the floor of the Grand Canyon, slowly taking in all of the beauty that the canyon has to offer.

Once you arrive at your destination, lunch at a river-side restaurant, before a leisurely nature stroll. To some, this sounds like a perfect way to take in one of nature's greatest wonders. To others, it's practically blasphemous.

Los Angeles Times environmental reporter, Julie Cart, joins Take Two to talk about the possibility of this scenario becoming a reality.