Documents Cited - Final EIS

Documents cited in the Final Environmental Impact Statement
Thumbnail image of Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate: Second Session to Consider H.R. 1904, the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011 testimony Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate: Second Session to Consider H.R. 1904,...

Rambler, T. 2012. Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate: Second Session to Consider H.R. 1904, the Southeast...

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Rambler, T. 2013a. Testimony before the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Legislative Hearing on H.R. 687...

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Rambler, T. 2013b. Testimony before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining Legislative...

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Thumbnail image of Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ1 - Technical Responses to Comments from ADEQ - FEC on the Air Quality Resources Section of the DEIS memo cover Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ1 - Technical Responses to Comments from ADEQ - FEC...

Randall, D. 2020a. Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ1 - Technical Responses to Comments from ADEQ - FEC on the Air...

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Randall, D. 2020b. Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ3 - Expanded Deposition Analysis to Address Constituents Noted...

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Thumbnail image of Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ2 - 2017 Air Quality Data Potential to Influence DEIS Meteorological Data and Background Air Quality Data memo cover Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ2 - 2017 Air Quality Data Potential to Influence...

Randall, D., and M. Hampson. 2020a. Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ2 - 2017 Air Quality Data Potential to...

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Thumbnail image of Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ9 - Surface Material Silt Content Used to Estimate Fugitive Dust Emissions memo cover Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ9 - Surface Material Silt Content Used to Estimate...

Randall, D., and M. Hampson. 2020b. Response to Comment on the Resolution Copper Project DEIS: Action Item AQ9 - Surface Material Silt Content Used to...

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Thumbnail image of Not Pursuing an Interagency Agreement email Not Pursuing an Interagency Agreement

Rasmussen, M. 2018. Not pursuing an interagency agreement. Personal communication between Mary Rasmussen, Team Leader, Tonto National Forest, and...

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Thumbnail image of Current FS Policy-Process for Filing Notices to the Federal Register memo cover Current FS Policy-Process for Filing Notices to the Federal Register

Rasmussen, M. 2019. Current FS policy-process for filing notices to the Federal Register. Personal communication between Mary Rasmussen, Team Leader...

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Thumbnail image of Mines in Arizona "Unavailable" for Consideration as Viable Alternatives for Tailings Disposal memo cover Mines in Arizona "Unavailable" for Consideration as Viable Alternatives for Tailings Disposal

Rausch, R. 2018. Mines in Arizona "Unavailable" for Consideration as Viable Alternatives for Tailings Disposal. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix...

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A Mitigation Effectiveness Evaluation of the Superior, Arizona Recreation Project Conceptual Plan: Submitted by the Recreation User Group, a subcommittee of the Community Working Group of Superior, Arizona memo cover A Mitigation Effectiveness Evaluation of the Superior, Arizona Recreation Project Conceptual Plan: Submitted by the...

Rausch, R., and M. Rasmussen. 2020. A Mitigation Effectiveness Evaluation of the Superior, Arizona Recreation Project Conceptual Plan (March 2019):...

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Thumbnail image of thesis cover pate Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Naco Formation in the Southern Dripping Spring Mountains

Reid, A.M. 1966. Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Naco Formation in the Southern Dripping Spring Mountains, Near Winkelman, Gila County, Arizona...

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Thumbnail image of Appendix E: Subsidence Management Plan cover Appendix E: Subsidence Management Plan

Resolution Copper. 2016a. Appendix E: Subsidence Management Plan. In General Plan of Operations, Resolution Copper Mining. Superior, Arizona. May 9...

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Thumbnail image of Appendix V: Environmental Materials Management Plan cover Appendix V: Environmental Materials Management Plan

Resolution Copper. 2016b. Appendix V: Environmental Materials Management Plan. In General Plan of Operations, Resolution Copper Mining. Superior,...

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Resolution Copper. 2016c. General Plan of Operations Resolution Copper Mining. Superior, Arizona. May 9.

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Thumbnail image of Baseline Hydrological and Geotechnical Data Gathering Activities document cover Plan of Operations: Resolution Copper Mining, LLC, Baseline Hydrological and Geotechnical Data Gathering Activities on Tonto...

Resolution Copper. 2016d. Plan of Operations: Resolution Copper Mining, LLC, Baseline Hydrological and Geotechnical Data Gathering Activities on Tonto...

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Thumbnail image of Follow-up Alternatives Information letter page Follow-up Alternatives Information

Resolution Copper. 2017a. Follow-up Alternatives Information. Letter from Victoria Peacey, Senior Manager, Permitting and Approvals, Resolution...

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Thumbnail image of Independent Technical Review Board Report cover Independent Technical Review Board Report No. 1, Rev. 1

Resolution Copper. 2017b. Independent Technical Review Board Report No. 1, Rev. 1. Rev. Letter report to Rio Tinto. Superior, Arizona: Resolution...

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Thumbnail image of Queen Creek Climbing webpage Queen Creek Climbing Registration

Resolution Copper. 2018a. Queen Creek climbing registration. Available at:...

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Thumbnail image of Response to Alternatives Memo #5 - Concurrence on Revisions to Proposed Action and Range of Alternatives memo cover Response to Alternatives Memo #5 - Concurrence on Revisions to Proposed Action and Range of Alternatives

Resolution Copper. 2018b. Response to Alternatives Memo #5 - Concurrence on Revisions to Proposed Action and Range of Alternatives. Letter from Victoria...

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Thumbnail image of Noxious Weed and Invasive Species Management Plan document cover Resolution Copper Project, Noxious Weed and Invasive Species Management Plan on National Forest System Lands

Resolution Copper. 2019. Resolution Copper Project, Noxious Weed and Invasive Species Management Plan on National Forest System Lands. Prepared for...

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Thumbnail image of Data Request #4 - Updated Socioeconomic Data - Part 2 - memo cover Data Request #4 - Updated Socioeconomic Data - Part 2

Resolution Copper. 2020a. Data Request #4 - Updated Socioeconomic Data - Part 2. Superior, Arizona: Resolution Copper. May 14.

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Thumbnail image of General Plan of Operations: Road Use Plan report cover General Plan of Operations: Road Use Plan

Resolution Copper. 2020b. General Plan of Operations: Road Use Plan. Superior, Arizona: Resolution Copper. August.

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Thumbnail image of Response to Action Item GS-4 (Geology, Subsidence, Seismicity) memo page Response to Action Item GS-4 (Geology, Subsidence, Seismicity)

Resolution Copper. 2020c. Response to Action Item GS-4 (Geology, Subsidence, Seismicity). Superior, Arizona: Resolution Copper. February 26.

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Thumbnail image of Response to Data Request for Reclamation and Closure Plan Clarifications memo page Response to Data Request for Reclamation and Closure Plan Clarifications

Resolution Copper. 2020d. Response to Data Request for Reclamation and Closure Plan Clarifications. Superior, Arizona: Resolution Copper. September...

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Thumbnail image of Response to September 8, 2020 Letter on ASLD Comments Regarding the North Skunk Camp Pipeline Route memo page Response to September 8, 2020 Letter on ASLD Comments Regarding the North Skunk Camp Pipeline Route

Resolution Copper. 2020e. Response to September 8, 2020 Letter on ASLD Comments Regarding the North Skunk Camp Pipeline Route. Superior, Arizona:...

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Thumbnail image of Response to Water Work Group Action Item WR-20 memo cover Response to Water Work Group Action Item WR-20

Resolution Copper. 2020f. Response to Water Work Group Action Item WR-20. Superior, Arizona: Resolution Copper. July 5.

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Thumbnail image of Response to Water Work Group Action Item WR-27 memo cover Response to Water Work Group Action Item WR-27

Resolution Copper. 2020g. Response to Water Work Group Action Item WR-27. Superior, Arizona: Resolution Copper. June 11.

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Thumbnail image of Submission of APP - Contingency Reports cover Submission of APP - Contingency Report(s)

Resolution Copper. 2020h. Submission of APP - Contingency Report(s). LTF #: 71814. Submitted to Arizona Department of Environmental Quality....

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Thumbnail image of USFS Comment Response Data Request #4 - Updated Socioeconomic Data - Part 1 memo cover USFS Comment Response Data Request #4 - Updated Socioeconomic Data - Part 1

Resolution Copper. 2020i. USFS Comment Response Data Request #4 - Updated Socioeconomic Data - Part 1. Skunk Camp and Filter Plant Data April 2020....

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Thumbnail image of Wildlife Management Plan report cover Wildlife Management Plan

Resolution Copper. 2020j. Wildlife Management Plan. Superior, Arizona: Resolution Copper. October.

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Thumbnail image of Seismicity in deep gold mines of South Africa first page Seismicity in Deep Gold Mines of South Africa: Implications for Tectonic Earthquakes

Richardson, E., and T.H. Jordan. 2002. Seismicity in deep gold mines of South Africa: Implications for tectonic earthquakes. Bulletin of the Seismological...

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Thumbnail image of Floods from Tailings Dam Failures first page Floods from Tailings Dam Failures

Rico, M., G. Benito, and A. Díez-Herrero. 2007. Floods from tailings dam failures. Journal of Hazardous Materials 154(2008):79-87.

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Thumbnail image of Summary of Hydrologic, Hydrochemical, and Geochemical Data Received to Date memo cover Summary of Hydrologic, Hydrochemical, and Geochemical Data Received to Date

Rietz, D. 2016a. Summary of Hydrologic, Hydrochemical, and Geochemical Data Received to Date. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA...

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Thumbnail image of Water Rights and Central Arizona Project Allocations memo cover Water Rights and Central Arizona Project Allocations

Rietz, D. 2016b. Water Rights and Central Arizona Project Allocations. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants...

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Thumbnail image of Summary of GIS Spring Coverage memo cover Summary of GIS Spring Coverage

Rietz, D. 2017. Summary of GIS Spring Coverage. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. March 30.

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Thumbnail image of Mine Life Phase Durations memo cover Mine Life Phase Durations

Rigg, J. 2018. Mine Life Phase Durations. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. February 26.

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Thumbnail image of Determination of Reasonably Foreseeable Actions Considered in Cumulative Effects Analysis memo cover Determination of Reasonably Foreseeable Actions Considered in Cumulative Effects Analysis

Rigg, J., and D. Morey. 2018. Determination of Reasonably Foreseeable Actions Considered in Cumulative Effects Analysis. Process memorandum to file...

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Thumbnail image of D5 - Management of tailings and water storage document cover D5 - Management of Tailings and Water Storage

Rio Tinto. 2015. D5 - Management of tailings and water storage. Document No: HSEC-B-23 Rio Tinto. August.

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Thumbnail image of Rio Tinto 2017 Annual Report cover Rio Tinto 2017 Annual Report

Rio Tinto. 2018. Rio Tinto 2017 Annual Report. February 28.

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Thumbnail image of Summary of Alternative Water Balances memo cover Summary of Alternative Water Balances

Ritter, M. 2018. Summary of Alternative Water Balances. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. December 18....

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Thumbnail image of Report of the Expert Panel on the Technical Causes of the Failure of Feijão Dam I report cover Report of the Expert Panel on the Technical Causes of the Failure of Feijão Dam I

Robertson, P.K., L.d. Melo, D.J. Williams, and G.W. Wilson. 2019. Report of the Expert Panel on the Technical Causes of the Failure of Feijão Dam I...

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Thumbnail image of Mineral Creek survey cover Mineral Creek--Big Box Dam Reservoir Survey, April 11-12, 2007

Robinson, A. 2007. Mineral Creek--Big Box Dam Reservoir Survey, April 11-12, 2007. Phoenix: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Research Branch.

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Thumbnail image of Devils Canyon and Mineral Creek Fish Surveys cover Devils Canyon and Mineral Creek Fish Surveys During 2009

Robinson, A., D. Orabutt, and C. Crowder. 2010. Devils Canyon and Mineral Creek Fish Surveys During 2009. Phoenix: Arizona Game and Fish Department...

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Thumbnail image of Ground Water Atlas webpage Ground Water Atlas of the United States, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

Robson, S.G., and E.R. Banta. 1995. Ground Water Atlas of the United States, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah. U.S. Geological Survey. HA 730-C. Available at...

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Thumbnail image of Blasting Monitoring Review Memorandum cover Blasting Monitoring Review Memorandum

Rodrigues, A. 2018. Blasting Monitoring Review Memorandum. Resolution Copper Underground to Surface Conveyor System. Mississauga, Canada: Wood...

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Thumbnail image of Climate Change 2014 Chapter 26 cover Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaption, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the...

Romero-Lankao, P., J.B. Smith, D.J. Davidson, N.S. Diffenbach, P.L. Kinney, P. Kirshen, P. Kovacs, and L.V. Ruiz. 2014. North America. In Climate Change...

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Thumbnail image of Leaf area and root density measurements article first page Leaf Area and Root Density Measurements for Use in Cover Performance Evaluations on Semi-Arid Reclaimed Mine Lands

Romig, D., L. Munk, and T. Stein. 2006. Leaf area and root density measurements for use in cover performance evaluations on semi-arid reclaimed mine lands. Paper...

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Thumbnail image of Rainwater Chemistry Across the United States document cover Rainwater Chemistry Across the United States

Root, E., W. Jones, B. Schwarz, J. Gibbons, and B. Haileab. 2004. Rainwater Chemistry Across the United States.

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Thumbnail image of Old Mining Town of Hayden Sees its Last Days article page Old Mining Town of Hayden Sees its Last Days

Ross, T. 2017. Old mining town of Hayden sees its last days. azcentral.

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Thumbnail image of Short- and long-term leakage through composite liners article first page Short- and Long-Term Leakage Through Composite Liners

Rowe, R.K. 2012. Short- and long-term leakage through composite liners. The 7th Arthur Casagrande lecture. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 49(2):141-...

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Thumbnail image of Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting book cover Bats and Their Insect Prey at Streetlights

Rydell, J. 2006. Bats and their insect prey at streetlights. In Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting, edited by C. Rich and T. Longcore, pp. 43-...

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Thumbnail image of Archeaeological Survey Silverado Ranch Project survey report cover Archaeological Survey of the 560-Acre Silverado Ranch Project Area near Florence Junction, Pinal County, Arizona

Ryden, R., J.M. Lindly, C. Schmidt, and D.R. Mitchel. 2004. Archaeological Survey of the 560-Acre Silverado Ranch Project Area near Florence Junction,...

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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