Oyu Tolgoi Mine Research
The Oyu Tolgoi mine is a combined open pit and underground mining project in Mongolia. It is a joint venture between the Government of Mongolia and Turquoise Hill Resources, a majority owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto. At the public hearings held during the comment period for the DEIS, commenters expressed concern over potential schedule delays and technical complications with the block cave mining technique proposed for use in the underground operation at the Oyu Tolgoi mine.
Newell, E. 2020. Oyu Tolgoi Mine Research. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. July 1.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.