Resolution Copper Mining Monitoring Plan - Revision 2
Resolution Copper Mining LLC (RCML) is overseeing a meteorological and air quality monitoring program to support several efforts during the mine development phases: environmental assessments, impact analyses, and documents required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); meteorological and air quality data to be processed and used as input for AERMOD (American Meteorological Society/Environmental Protection Agency Regulatory Model) dispersion modeling; and air quality baseline data and AERMOD analyses in support of RCML’s application to the Pinal County Air Quality Control District (PCAQCD) for air permit(s).
This monitoring plan includes details of installation, operation, maintenance, and/or regulatory requirements of multiple monitoring stations in areas of potential emission sources for RCML facilities.
Air Sciences Inc. 2016. Resolution Copper Mining Monitoring Plan - Revision 2. Prepared for Resolution Copper Mining. Project No. 262-21. Denver, Colorado: Air Sciences Inc. March.
Email Address Created for Land Exchange Questions
The Southwestern Region Office of Lands and Minerals Management is overseeing and administering the land exchange and appraisal process which includes the 2,422-acre Oak Flat Federal Parcel. All questions about the land exchange and appraisal process should be emailed to SM.FS.email@example.com
Programmatic Agreement Info
To comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Tonto National Forest developed a Programmatic Agreement (PA) and included it in Volume 5, Appendix O of the final EIS. The PA was created in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the State Historic Preservation Office, tribes and other consulting parties. The PA contains an agreed upon process for identifying, evaluating and addressing adverse effects to historic properties associated with this undertaking.
To review Volume 5 and the PA, Download Vol 5 PDF, 27 MB.