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Andahl, Fred G. 1955. "Reserving Lands within National Forests for Use of the Forest Service as Camp Grounds, Recreation Areas, or for other Public Purposes.” Public Land Order 1229 – Arizona. F.R. Doc 55-7926. September 27, 1955.

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Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. 2002. Ambient Groundwater Quality of the Lower San Pedro Basin: A 2000 Baseline Study.

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Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. 2011. Arizona State Implementation Plan (SIP). Regional Haze Under 308 of the Federal Regional Haze Rule. Air Quality Division. January 2011.

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Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. 2012. 2010 Status of Water Quality. Arizona’s Integrated 305(b) Assessment and 303(d) Listing Report. June 2012. Available at: http://www.azdeq.gov/environ/water/assessment/assess.html. Accessed July 30, 2012.

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Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. 2013. E-Maps. Map of Nonattainment, Attainment Areas, and Maintenance Areas. http://gisweb.azdeq.gov/arcgis/emaps. Accessed July 25, 2013.

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Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. 2015a. 2012/2014 Draft Status of Water Quality Arizona’s Integrated 305(b) Assessment and 303(d) Listing Report. January 2015.

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Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2013. Well Registry (Wells55). ADWR GIS Data & Maps. Online data retrieved and downloaded from http://www.azwater.gov/azdwr/gis/. Accessed March 2, 2013.

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Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015a. Groundwater Hydrology of the Salt River Basin. Online data retrieved at http://www.azwater.gov/AzDWR/StatewidePlanning/WaterAtlas/.... Accessed March 12, 2015.

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Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015b. Groundwater Hydrology of the Verde River Basin. Online data retrieved at http://www.azwater.gov/AzDWR/StatewidePlanning/WaterAtlas/.... Accessed March 12, 2015.

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Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015c. Phoenix AMA Groundwater Conditions. Online data retrieved at http://www.azwater.gov/AzDWR/StatewidePlanning/WaterAtlas/.... Accessed March 12, 2015.

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Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015d. Groundwater Conditions in the Little Colorado River Plateau Basin. Online data retrieved at http://www.azwater.gov/AzDWR/StatewidePlanning/WaterAtlas/.... Accessed March 12, 2015.

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Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015e. Groundwater Conditions in the Upper San Pedro Basin. Online data retrieved at http://www.azwater.gov/AzDWR/StatewidePlanning/WaterAtlas/.... Accessed March 12, 2015.

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Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015f. Online query of surface water rights. Online data retrieved at http://www.azwater.gov/querycenter/query.aspx.... Accessed February 25, 2015.

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Arizona Game & Fish Department. 2015a. GIS Program, 20110101, Game Management Units: Hunting and Trapping Regulations 2010-2011, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, AZ. Online data retrieved at http://habimap.org/habimap/metadata/HTML/ gamemanagementunits_updated20130717.htm. Accessed on May 25, 2015.

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Arizona Game & Fish Department. 2015b. AGFD 20110922, Forest Service Grazing Allotments, General Resource Areas and Wild Horse & Burro Territories in Arizona: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, AZ. Online data retrieved at http://habimap.org/habimap/metadata/HTML/usfsallotments.htm. Accessed May 25, 2015.

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Arizona Land Resource Information System. 1975. Regional Soils: GIS Cover. http://www.azland.gov/alris/layers.html. Accessed March 13, 2015.

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Audubon Society. 2007. Mammals of the Research Ranch. National Audubon Society. November 11, 2007.

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Audubon Society. 2010. Avian surveys conducted by Audubon Arizona IBA Program at 7B Ranch, lower San Pedro River, Mammoth, Arizona, 2006-2010, by Audubon’s Important Bird Areas Program, Avian Science Initiative, Tucson Audubon Society.

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Audubon Society. 2014. Appleton-Whitsell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society. Revised June 2014.

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The Forest Service is considering five reasonable action alternatives for a Tailings Storage Facility. To view Snapshot summaries and accompanying maps, click here.

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EIS Status - 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