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Boore, D.M., and Atkinson, G.M., 2008, Ground motion predictive equations for the average horizontal component of PGA, PGV, and 5% damped PSA at spectral periods between 0.01s to 10.0s: Earthquake Spectra, v. 24, p. 99-138.

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Campbell, K.W. and Bozorgnia, Y., 2008, NGA ground motion model for the geometric mean horizontal component of PGA, PGV, PGD, and 5% damped linear elastic response spectra for periods ranging from 0.01 to 10s: Earthquake Spectra, v. 24, p. 139-171.

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Cao, T.C., Bryant, W.A., Rowshandel, B., Branum, D., and Wills, C.J., 2003, The revised 2002 California probabilistic seismic hazard maps, June 2003: California Geological Survey website.

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Chiou, B.S.J. and Youngs, R.R., 2008, An NGA model for the average horizontal component of peak ground motion and response spectra: Earthquake Spectra, v. 24, p. 173-215.

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Cornell, C.A., 1968, Engineering seismic risk analysis: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 58, p. 1583-1606.

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Crowder, C.D. and A.T. Robinson. 2011. Devils Canyon drainage stock tank surveys during 2010 and 2011. Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix. 9pp.

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Dawson Metallurgical Laboratories. 2002. Final Report Describing Flotation Testing on Master Composite No. 1 (RES 2C-2, 3-1 and 3A-1) from the Resolution Project, Report to Rio Tinto Technical Services, Project No. P-2694E, November 11, 2002.

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dePolo, C.M., 1994, The maximum background earthquake for the Basin and Range Province, western North America: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 84, p. 466-472.

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Eary, L. E. and D. Castendyk (2013) Hardrock Metal Mining Pit Lakes: Occurrence and Geochemical Characteristics. Chapter 3.2.2 In Acidic Pit Lakes (M. Schultz and W. Geller, Eds.), Springer, Berlin, pp. 75-106.

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Eary, L.E. (1999) Geochemical and equilibrium trends in existing mine pit lakes. Applied Geochemistry 14, 963-987.

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Eary, T. (2007) Linking GoldSim with the PHREEQC Geochemical Model with a Dynamic Link Library. 2007 GoldSim User’s Conference, San Francisco, CA.

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Felzer, K.R., 2008, Calculating California seismicity rates, Appendix I in the Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast, version 2: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007- 1437I.

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Ferguson, C. A. and S. J. Skotnicki. 1996. Geologic Map of the Florence Junction and Southern Portion of the Weavers Needle 7.5' Quadrangles, Pinal County, Arizona (revised 1996). Arizona Geological Survey, Open-File Report 95-10.

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Ferguson, C.A. and Skotnicki, S.J., 1995, Geology of the Florence Junction and southern portion of the Weavers Needle 7.5' Quadrangles, Pinal County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-10, includes 1:24,000 scale geologic map, cross-sections, 27 p.

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Flood Control District of Maricopa County (FCD). 2011. Drainage Design Manual for Maricopa County; Hydrology. February 2011.

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Frankel, A., 1995, Mapping seismic hazard in the central and eastern United States: Seismological Research Letters, v. 66, p. 8-21.

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Geochimica, 2008. Draft Final Proposal for Geochemical Characterization of Resolution Copper Mining Block-Caving Zone. Prepared by Mark J. Logsdon (Geochimica), Prepared for Craig Stevens (Rio Tinto) and Bruce Marsh (Resolution Copper Mining), April 19, 2008.

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Gila County Comprehensive Plan. 2003. Gila County Comprehensive Plan: Chapter 2. Available at http://www.gilacountyaz.gov/new_documents/planning_and_zoning.php. Accessed November 11, 2013.

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Golder Associates. 2005. Aquifer Protection Permit Application, West Plant Site, Superior Mine, Superior, Arizona, Volume 3 - Appendices. June 24, 2005, Report ref. 053-2519.

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Golder Associates. 2006. Resolution Copper Company, Surface Water Baseline Report, October 2002 through February 2006: Final report prepared for Resolution Copper Company, June 30, 2006.

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Golder Associates. 2007. Well Installation Report for New Point of Compliance and Alert Wells, West Plant Site, Superior, Arizona, November 21, 2007, Report ref. 073-92522.

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Golder Associates. 2007. Geochemical Characterization of Cleaner and Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to Resolution Copper Mining, Project No. 073-92548, December 11, 2007.

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Golder Associates. 2008. Report on Groundwater Model of West Plant Site, Superior Arizona. March 24, 2008.

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Golder Associates. 2008. Kinetic Testing Results of Cleaner and Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to Resolution Copper Mining, Project No. 073-92548, July 14, 2008.

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Golder Associates. 2009. Kinetic Testing Results of Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to Resolution Copper Mining, Project No. 073-92548-01.001, January 12, 2009.

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Golder Associates. 2010. Intermediate Rock Stockpile Type 2.02 General Aquifer Protection Permit (Notice of Intent and Supplemental Information). December 1, 2010.

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Golder Associates. 2011. Aquifer Protection Permit Application Development Rock Stockpile Project, West Plant Site, Superior, Arizona. May 6, 2011.

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Golder Associates. 2011a. Loadout Intermediate Rock Stockpile Type 2.02 General Aquifer Protection Permit (Notice of Intent and Supplemental Information) May 17, 2011.

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Golder Associates. 2011b. Site Characterization Report for the West Plant Site, Superior Arizona December 2011.

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Golder Associates. 2013. Groundwater Assessment Update: West Plant Site, Superior, Arizona: Technical Memorandum prepared for Resolution Copper Company, March 28, 2013.

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Golder Associates. 2013. Field Testing Program, Resolution Copper Project – 2012-2013 Geochemical Annual Evaluation and Final Assessment, Report to Resolution Copper Mining, Project No. 073-92548-01.005, April 2013.

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Montgomery & Associates. 2012. Hydrogeologic Data Submittal, Tailings Prefeasibility Study, Whitford, Silver King, and Happy Camp Sites. October 23, 2012

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Montgomery & Associates. 2012b. Schematic Representation of Hydrogeologic Systems (Figure). February 2012.

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Montgomery & Associates. 2012c. Results of Phase II Hydrogeologic Investigations in Support of Tailings Prefeasibility Study, Far West Site. July 31, 2012.

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Montgomery & Associates. 2013b. Surface Water Baseline Report, Devils Canyon, Mineral Creek and Queen Creek Watersheds, Resolution Copper Mining LLC, Pinal County Arizona. May 16, 2013.

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EIS Status Update - March 2019

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Information on the forthcoming Draft EIS is now available under the ‘EIS Info’ tab. To view the update, click here.

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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