Hazardous Materials

This Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) is for approximately 147 acres referred to as Turkey Creek, also known as the JX Bar Ranch and J Slash X Ranch.

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) for approximately 148 acres referred to as the Tangle Creek parcel.

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) for approximately 640 acres referred to as East Clear Creek. 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.

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.

 

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) for approximately 956 acres referred to as the Appleton Ranch Property. This property is comprised of a set of three private land tracts consisting of eight county assessor parcels within the larger (8,000 acre) Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch.

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