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Tonto National Forest Authorizes Data Gathering Activities Draft Decision for Resolution Copper Mine Issued

PHOENIX, January 15, 2016 — For Immediate Release.
The Tonto National Forest has released the Draft Decision to authorize collection of baseline hydrological, geochemical and geotechnical data in an area where Resolution Copper has proposed a tailings storage facility. The baseline data will assist the Forest in analyzing Resolution’s General Plan of Operations during development of the Environmental Impact Statement.


Snapshots Updated

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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