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Additional Documents

Smaller, downloadable Draft EIS files including appendices, chapters, and sections
Document Title Download Size
Appendix A. Section 3003 of NDAA Download 98 KB
Appendix B. Existing Conditions of Offered Lands Download 4.2 MB
Appendix C. CWA Alternatives Analysis Download 3.3 MB
Appendix D. CWA Mitigation Plan Download 11.2 MB
Appendix E. Alternatives Impact Summary Download 415 KB
Appendix F. Alternatives Dismissed Download 627 KB
Appendix G. Further Site Infrastructure Details Download 154 KB
Appendix H. Mine Water Balance Details Download 93 KB
Appendix I. Land Exchange Summary Effects Download 38 KB
Appendix J. Mitigation and Monitoring Plan Download 2.7 MB
Appendix K. Resource Analysis Process Memoranda Download 62 KB
Appendix L. Groundwater-Dependent Hydrographs Download 456 KB
Appendix M. Water Quality Modeling Download 1.2 MB
Appendix N. Groundwater and Surface Water Quality Download 559 KB
Appendix O. Draft NHPA Compliance Agreement Download 310 KB
Chapter 1 - Purpose and Need for Action Download 987 KB
Chapter 2 - Alternatives Download 5.6 MB
Chapter 3 - Environmental Consequences Download 24.5 MB
Chapter 4 - Consulted Parties Download 61 KB
Chapter 5 - List of Preparers Download 99 KB
Chapter 6 - Literature Cited Download 275 KB
Chapter 7 - Glossary, Acronyms, Abbreviations Download 117 KB
Chapter 8 - Index Download 169 KB
Section 3.1 - Environmental Consequences Download 170 KB
Section 3.2 - Geology, Minerals, Subsidence Download 1.4 MB
Section 3.3 - Soils and Vegetation Download 1.4 MB
Section 3.4 - Noise and Vibration Download 1.3 MB
Section 3.5 - Transportation and Access Download 1.0 MB
Section 3.6 - Air Quality Download 2.9 MB
Section 3.7 - Water Resources Download 12.3 MB
Section 3.8 - Wildlife Download 1.1 MB
Section 3.9 - Recreation Download 1.3 MB
Section 3.10 - Public Health and Safety Download 1.2 MB
Section 3.11 - Scenic Resources Download 1.7 MB
Section 3.12 - Cultural Resources Download 298 KB
Section 3.13 - Socioeconomics Download 341 KB
Section 3.14 - Tribal Values and Concerns Download 284 KB
Section 3.15 - Environmental Justice Download 224 KB
Section 3.16 - Livestock and Grazing Download 296 KB
Section 3.17 - Required Disclosures Download 152 KB


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

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

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website