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
This morning the committee is considering legislation to provide for a land exchange between the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, and the Resolution Copper Company to facilitate Resolution Copper’s development of a large copper mine in Southeastern Arizona.
Rambler, T. 2012. 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. February 9.
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.email@example.com
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.