SWCA Environmental Consultants

The documents listed below were authored by SWCA Environmental Consultants.

This document summarizes the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) alternatives development process.

The purpose of this process memorandum is to provide an overview of these potential effects and outline approaches to assess these risks in the draft environmental impact statement (EIS).

The purpose of this process memorandum is to provide a detailed description of the analysis of cumulative effects for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange environmental impact statement (EIS).

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Materials that meet the criteria of Freedom of Information Act exemptions are not posted on this website. Culturally sensitive materials not posted here fall under this criteria.

The purpose of this process memorandum is to describe the process by which the proposed project and alternatives were reviewed for consistency with the 1985 forest plan.

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Materials that meet the criteria of Freedom of Information Act exemptions are not posted on this website. Culturally sensitive materials not posted here fall under this criteria.

The purpose of this process memorandum is to summarize the most recent water balances for all alternatives. These water balances replace those in the previous process memorandum.

The purpose of this process memorandum is to document the process used by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) interdisciplinary (ID) team to identify and consider reasonably foreseeable future actions (RFFAs) for inclusion in the cumulative effects analysis of the Resolution Copper Project draft environmental impact statement (DEIS).

The purpose of this process memorandum is to provide consistent time frames for each of the three mine phases—(1) construction, (2) operations, and (3) closure and reclamation—and the overall mine life as described for the proposed action in the “General Plan of Operations” (GPO).

The purpose of this process memorandum is to provide a summary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service review of publicly available documentation regarding Resolution Copper Mining, LLC’s (Resolution Copper’s) water rights information.

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Public Hearings

The Forest Service will host its remaining two public meetings in Queen Valley on October 8 and in Tempe on October 10.

Public Hearings

Video & Materials

A video presentation – the same information introduced at each public meeting – as well as meeting materials (posters and newsletter) are available for public review.

Video - Draft EIS

Public Meeting Materials

Draft EIS Released

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange is now available for review under the 'EIS Info' tab.

Draft EIS

Comment on DEIS

Optional ways to comment on the Draft EIS are located under the 'EIS Info' and the 'Public Involvement' tabs.

Comment

Media & General Info

Point of Contact
John Scaggs
Tonto National Forest
john.scaggs@usda.gov

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website