Documents Cited - Land Exchange

Documents cited in the Land Exchange Proposal
Reserving Lands within National Forests for Use of the Forest Service as Camp Grounds, Recreation Areas, or for Other Public...

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.”...

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Ambient Groundwater Quality of the Lower San Pedro Basin: A 2000 Baseline Study

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

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Arizona State Implementation Plan, Regional Haze Under 308 of the Federal Regional Haze Rule

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

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2010 Status of Water Quality Arizona’s Integrated 305(b) Assessment and 303(d) Listing Report

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. 2012. 2010 Status of Water Quality. Arizona’s Integrated 305(b) Assessment and 303(d) Listing Report. June 2012....

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Map of Nonattainment, Attainment Areas, and Maintenance Areas

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. 2013. E-Maps. Map of Nonattainment, Attainment Areas, and Maintenance Areas....

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2012/2014 Status of Water Quality Arizona’s Integrated 305(b) Assessment and 303(d) Listing Report

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

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ADWR GIS Data and Maps

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2013. Well Registry (Wells55). ADWR GIS Data & Maps. Online data retrieved and downloaded from...

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Groundwater Hydrology of the Salt River Basin

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015a. Groundwater Hydrology of the Salt River Basin. Online data retrieved at...

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Groundwater Hydrology of the Verde River Basin

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015b. Groundwater Hydrology of the Verde River Basin. Online data retrieved at...

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Phoenix AMA Groundwater Conditions

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015c. Phoenix AMA Groundwater Conditions. Online data retrieved at...

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Groundwater Conditions in the Little Colorado River Plateau Basin

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015d. Groundwater Conditions in the Little Colorado River Plateau Basin. Online data retrieved at...

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Groundwater Conditions in the Upper San Pedro Basin

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015e. Groundwater Conditions in the Upper San Pedro Basin. Online data retrieved at...

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Online Query of Surface Water Rights

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2015f. Online query of surface water rights. Online data retrieved at...

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Game Management Units

Arizona Game & Fish Department. 2015a. GIS Program, 20110101, Game Management Units: Hunting and Trapping Regulations 2010-2011, Arizona Game and Fish...

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Forest Service Grazing Allotments, General Resource Areas and Wild Horse & Burro Territories in Arizona

Arizona Game & Fish Department. 2015b. AGFD 20110922, Forest Service Grazing Allotments, General Resource Areas and Wild Horse & Burro Territories in...

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Regional Soils

Arizona Land Resource Information System. 1975. Regional Soils: GIS Cover....

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Mammals of the Research Ranch

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

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Avian Surveys Conducted by Audubon Arizona IBA Program at 7B Ranch, Lower San Pedro River, Mammoth, Arizona, 2006-2010

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...

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Bird Checklist

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

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Temporary Contact Update

The Tonto Supervisor’s Office in Phoenix remains temporarily closed in July 2019 due to a building renovation project. As a result, questions from the media and general public regarding the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange should be e-mailed to John Scaggs at: john.scaggs@usda.gov

EIS Timeline - 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