John Malusa

This Technical Memorandum presents the first update of the Groundwater Assessment prepared by Golder Associates Inc. (Golder) on behalf of Resolution Copper Mining Company LLC (RCML). This work is required as part of the Area-Wide Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) No. P101703, for the West Plant Site (Figure 1). Specifically, this Technical Memorandum partially fulfills APP Compliance Schedule Item (CSI) No. 2.

This tech memo presents the first update of the Groundwater Assessment prepared by Golder Associates on behalf of Resolution Copper Mining.  This work is required as part of the Area-Wide Aquifer Protection Permit for the West Plant Site.  Specifically, this tech memo partially fulfills APP Compliance Schedule Item (CSI) No. 2.

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.rcexinfo@usda.gov

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.

Forest Service Point of Contact

John Scaggs
Tonto National Forest
john.scaggs@usda.gov

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website