Hazardous Materials

The documents listed below are Baseline Reports categorized topically as hazardous materials.

WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) was contracted by Resolution Copper Mining LLC (the “User”) to perform a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) for approximately 147 acres referred to as Turkey Creek, also known as the JX Bar Ranch and J Slash X Ranch (“the Property”).

WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) was contracted by Resolution Copper Mining, LLC (the “User”) to perform a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) for approximately 148 acres referred to as the Tangle Creek parcel (“the Property”).

WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) was contracted by Resolution Copper Mining LLC (the “User”) to perform a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) for approximately 640 acres referred to as East Clear Creek (“the Property”). The Property comprises the entirety of Section 9 in Township 14 North, Range 12 East relative to the Gila and Salt River Baseline and Meridian, in Coconino County, Arizona.

WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) was contracted by Resolution Copper Mining LLC (the “User”) to perform a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) for approximately 149 acres referred to as Cave Creek and also known as the 6L Ranch parcel (“the Property”). The Property is a private in-holding within the Tonto National Forest, located along Cave Creek about 6 miles north of the town of Cave Creek. The nearest large metropolitan community is Phoenix, Arizona, located approximately 25 miles south of the Property.

WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) was contracted by Resolution Copper Mining, LLC (the “User”) to perform a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) for approximately 956 acres referred to as the Appleton Ranch Property (“the Property”).

EIS Status Update - Mar 2019

As of March 15, a Draft EIS update is now available under the ‘Public Involvement’ tab. To view the update, click here.

EIS Timeline - 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. 90-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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Forest Points of Contact

Media & General Info
John Scaggs
jscaggs@fs.fed.us

Project Manager
Resolution Copper
Mary Rasmussen
mcrasmussen@fs.fed.us

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website