Documents Cited - GPO Appendices

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Weichert, D.H., 1980, Estimation of the earthquake recurrence parameters for unequal observation periods for different magnitudes: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 70, p. 1337-1346.

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Wells, D.L. and Coppersmith, K.J., 1994, New empirical relationships among magnitude, rupture length, rupture width, rupture area, and surface displacement: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 84, p. 974-1002.

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Wesnousky, S.G., 1986, Earthquakes, Quaternary faults, and seismic hazard in California: Journal Geophysical Research, v. 91, p. 12,587-12,631.

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Wong, I., Pezzopane, S., and Dober, M., 2008, Site-specific seismic hazard analyses for Miami Tailing Dams, Claypool, Arizona: unpublished report prepared for Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold Miami Operations.

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Wong, I., Terra, F., Olig, S., and Dober, M., 2011, Site-specific seismic hazard evaluation of the Morenci Mine Tailing Dam, Arizona: unpublished report prepared for Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold Inc.

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Wong, I., Thomas, P., Olig, S., and Terra, F., 2008, Site-specific probabilistic and deterministic seismic hazard analyses for Sierrita Tailing Dam, Green Valley, Arizona: unpublished report prepared for Phelps Dodge Sierrita Inc.

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Wong, I.G. and Humphrey, J.R., 1989, Contemporary seismicity, faulting, and the state of stress in the Colorado Plateau: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 101, p. 1127-1146.

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Woodward-Clyde Federal Services, Geomatrix Consultants, and Pacific Engineering and Analysis, 1996, Site specific probabilistic seismic hazard analysis for the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory: Final Report prepared for Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies and U.S. Department of Energy, INEL-95/0536, Volumes 1 and 2.

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WGCEP (Working Group on California Earthquake Predictions), 1995, Seismic hazards in southern California: probable earthquakes, 1994 to 2024: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 95, p. 379-439.

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WGCEP (Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities), 1988, Probabilities of large earthquakes occurring in California on the San Andreas fault: U.S. Geological Survey Open- File Report 88-398, 62 p.

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WGCEP (Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities), 2008, The Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast, Version 2 (UCERF 2), USGS Open-File Report 2007- 1437/CGS Special Report 203/SCEC Contribution #1138, Version 1.0.

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The Forest Service is considering five reasonable action alternatives for a Tailings Storage Facility. To view Snapshot summaries and accompanying maps, click here.

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EIS Status - Feb 2019

  1. Proponent submits revised Plan of Operations [Sep 2014]
  2. Federal Register Notice of Intent to prepare EIS [Mar 2016]
  3. Public scoping period and scoping meetings
    [5 meetings between Mar-Jun 2016; comment period extended from 60 days to 120 days, closed Jul 18, 2016 ]
  4. Compile and review existing data
  5. Prepare project description and identify project alternatives
  6. Publish Alternatives Evaluation Report [Sep 2017]
  7. We Are Here
    Validate Baseline Information; analyze environmental effects
  8. Prepare Draft EIS
  9. Federal Register Notice of Availability of Draft EIS
  10. 45-day public review and comment period, with public meetings
  11. Respond to public comments and prepare Final EIS
  12. Federal Register Notice of Availability of Final EIS and Draft ROD
  13. 45-day Public Objection Period
  14. Resolve objections to Final EIS and draft ROD
  15. Issue Final Record of Decision

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