Agreement to Initiate

Amend the Agreement to Initiate Land Exchange dated December 6, 2017 in the following manner.

The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act authorizes and directs the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into a land exchange with Resolution Copper Mining, LLC.

On February 13, 2015, Resolution Copper submitted a formal request to the Forest Service indicating their desire to convey the specified non-federal land to the United States.

On February 13, 2015, Resolution Copper submitted this formal request to the Forest Service indicating their desire to convey the specified non-federal land to the United States.

The final EIS and draft Record of Decision (ROD) presently are scheduled to be published in the Federal Register sometime in winter 2020.

Visit Resolution Copper Timeline for more information.

Media & General Info

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

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website