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Empirical Response Spectral Attenuation Relations for Shallow Crustal Earthquakes

Abrahamson, N.A. and Silva, W.J., 1997, Empirical response spectral attenuation relations for shallow crustal earthquakes: Seismological Research Letters, v. 68...

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Summary of the Abrahamson and Silva NGA Ground Motion Relations

Abrahamson, N.A. and Silva, W.J., 2008, Summary of the Abrahamson and Silva NGA ground motion relations. Earthquake Spectra, v. 24, p. 67-97.

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Kinetics of Sulfur Oxidation at Suboptimal Temperature

Ahonen, L. and Tuovinen, O.H. 1990. Kinetics of sulfur oxidation at suboptimal temperature. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, v. 56, p. 560-...

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Resolution Copper Mining Monitoring Plan

Air Sciences. 2011. Resolution Copper Mining Monitoring Plan. November 2011.

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Resolution Baseline Report

Air Sciences. 2012. Resolution Baseline Report: Prepared for Resolution Copper a Member of Rio Tinto Group. June 2012.

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Baseline Meteorological and Air Quality Data Annual Report Resolution Copper Mining Project: April 1, 2012 – March 31, 2013

Air Sciences. 2013. Baseline Meteorological and Air Quality Data Annual Report Resolution Copper Mining Project: April 1, 2012 – March 31, 2013. Prepared for...

Baseline Meteorological and Air Quality Data Reports. Resolution Copper Mining Project. Quarterly reports for the period...

Air Sciences. 2013a. Baseline Meteorological and Air Quality Data Reports. Resolution Copper Mining Project. Quarterly reports for the period April 1, 2012 –...

Century-Long Average Time Intervals Between Earthquake Ruptures of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain, California

Akciz, S.O., Grant Ludwig, L., Arrowsmith, J R., and Zielke, O., 2010, Century-long average time intervals between earthquake ruptures of the San Andreas fault...

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Seismological Evidence in Support of the Existence of “Characteristic Earthquakes”

Aki, K., 1983, Seismological evidence in support of the existence of “Characteristic Earthquakes”: Earthquake Notes, v. 54, p. 60-61.

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Pilot Plant Test Work

ALS (2014) Pilot Plant Test Work, Resolution Copper Project, Rio Tinto. Report KM4420, December 19, 2014.

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Standard Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Standard Effort (12 400 ft-lbf/ft3 [600 kN-m/...

American Society for Testing and Materials. D698. Standard Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Standard Effort (12 400 ft-lbf/...

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Standard Test Method for Accelerated Weathering of Solid Materials Using a Modified Humidity Cell

American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) D5744-96, 1996. Standard Test Method for Accelerated Weathering of Solid Materials Using a Modified...

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ARD Test Handbook

AMIRA. 2002. ARD Test Handbook. Project P387A. Prediction and Kinetic Control of Acid Mine Drainage, AMIRA International Limited, Melbourne, Australia.

Estimating the Seismicity From Geological Structure for Seismic Risk Studies

Anderson, J.G., 1979, Estimating the seismicity from geological structure for seismic risk studies: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 69, p....

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Seismotectonic Investigations, Stewart Mountain Dam, Salt River Project, Arizona

Anderson, L.W., Piety, L.A., and Hansen, R.A., 1986, Seismotectonic investigations, Stewart Mountain Dam, Salt River Project, Arizona: U. S. Bureau of...

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Community Profile - Gila County, Arizona

Arizona Department of Commerce. 2009. Community Profile. Gila County: Arizona....

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Community Profile - Globe/Miami, Arizona

Arizona Department of Commerce. 2009a. Community Profile. Globe/Miami: Arizona....

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Community Profile - Pinal County

Arizona Department of Commerce. 2009b. Community Profile. Pinal County: Arizona....

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Community Profile - Superior, Arizona

Arizona Department of Commerce. 2009c. Community Profile. Superior: Arizona....

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Arizona Mining Guidance Manual BADCT, Aquifer Protection Program

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). 2004. Arizona Mining Guidance Manual BADCT, Aquifer Protection Program. Publication TB 04-01....

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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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State of Arizona Area-Wide Aquifer Protection Permit No. P-101703

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. 2012a. State of Arizona Area-Wide Aquifer Protection Permit No. P-101703. Place ID No. 7820, LTF No. 54902. March 29...

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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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Phoenix Metro Area Projects State Route 24

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). 2013. Phoenix Metro Area Projects. State Route 24. Overview. Available at:...

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Current List of Scenic Roads - Phoenix and Central Arizona

Arizona Department of Transportation. Undated....

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Third Management Plan for Phoenix Active Management Area 2000-2010

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 1999. Third Management Plan for Phoenix Active Management Area 2000-2010. December 13, 1999 Available at:...

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Arizona Water Atlas Volume 8 Active Management Area Planning Area

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2010. Arizona Water Atlas Volume 8 Active Management Area Planning Area. April 2010.

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Groundwater Site Inventory (GWSI) Database

Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2013. Groundwater Site Inventory (GWSI) database...

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Upper Mineral Creek Trip Report

Arizona Game and Fish Department. 2006. Upper Mineral Creek Trip Report.

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Where to Hunt - Statewide Game Management Unit Map

Arizona Game and Fish Department. 2011. https://...

Regional Soils

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

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Arizona Laws Relating to Water

Arizona Laws Relating to Water, State Bar of Arizona. 2011. Reprinted from LexisNexis Arizona Annotated Revised Statutes, 2010-2011 Edition.

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Arizona State Parks. 2014. Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park. Available at:...

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What is the Arizona Trail?

Arizona Trail Association. 2014. What is the Arizona Trail? Available at: ...

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Correlation of Response Spectral Values for Multi-Component Ground Motions

Baker J.W. and Cornell C.A., 2006, Correlation of response spectral values for multi-component ground motions: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America,...

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The Conditional Mean Spectrum: A Tool for Ground Motion Selection

Baker, J.W., 2011, The conditional mean spectrum: A tool for ground motion selection,” American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Structural Engineering, v...

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Relocation Study of Early Arizona Earthquakes: Events of 1906, 1910, and 1912

Bausch, D. and Brumbaugh, D.A., 1997, Relocation study of early Arizona earthquakes: Events of 1906, 1910, and 1912: unpublished report prepared for Arizona...

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Nonlinear Soil-Site Effects in Probabilistic Seismic-Hazard Analysis

Bazzurro, P. and Cornell, C.A., 2004, Nonlinear soil-site effects in probabilistic seismic-hazard analysis: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v....

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Resolution Copper Mine Pre-Feasibility Study Refrigeration and Ventilation Strategy

BBE Consulting Morvent Mining. 2012. Resolution Copper Mine Pre-Feasibility Study Refrigeration and Ventilation Strategy. October 2012.

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Engineering Rock Mass Classifications

Bieniawski, Z.T. 1989. Engineering Rock Mass Classifications a Complete Manual for Engineers and Geologists in Mining, Civil and Petroleum Engineering.

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Ground Motion Predictive Equations for the Average Horizontal Component of PGA, PGV, and 5% Damped PSA at Spectral Periods...

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...

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Biotic Communities of the American Southwest: United States and Mexico

Brown, D.E. (ed). 1994. Biotic Communities of the American Southwest: United States and Mexico. Desert Plants 4(1-4):1-342. University of Utah Press. Salt Lake...

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Biotic Communities of the Southwest

Brown, David E.; Lowe C. H. 1980. Biotic communities of the Southwest. GTR-RM-78. Fort Collins, CO: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Rocky Mountain...

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A Tectonic Boundary for the Southern Colorado Plateau

Brumbaugh, D. S., 1987, A tectonic boundary for the Southern Colorado Plateau: Tectonophysics, v. 136, p. 125-136.

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Estimation of Rock Mass Deformation Modulus and Strength of Jointed Hard Rock Masses Using the GSI System

Cai, M, Kaiser, P.K., Uno, H., Tasaka, Y., Minami, M. 2004. Estimation of rock mass deformation modulus and strength of jointed hard rock masses using the GSI...

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NGA Ground Motion Model for the Geometric Mean Horizontal Component of PGA, PGV, PGD, and 5% Damped Linear Elastic Response...

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...

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The Revised 2002 California Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Maps, June 2003

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...

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The Changing Value of Water to the US Economy: Implications from Five Industrial Sectors

CH2M Hill. 2012. Matachich, M., Mierzejewski, M., Byers, B., Pitzler, D. and Ahmed, S. The Changing Value of Water to the US Economy: Implications from Five...

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An NGA Model for the Average Horizontal Component of Peak Ground Motion and Response Spectra

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...

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Roadside Geology of Arizona

Chronic, Halka. 1983. Roadside Geology of Arizona. Mountain Press Publishing Co. Missoula.

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Community profiles for Superior, Miami, Globe, Hayden, Winkelman, Kearny, San Carlos, and Peridot, Arizona

City-data.com. 2012. Community profiles for Superior, Miami, Globe, Hayden, Winkelman, Kearny, San Carlos, and Peridot, Arizona. Available at...

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San Carlos, Arizona

City-data.com. 2013. San Carlos, Arizona. Available at:...

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The New Deal in Arizona

Collins, William S. 1999. The New Deal in Arizona. Arizona State Parks Board, Phoenix.

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Engineering Seismic Risk Analysis

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

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Devils Canyon Drainage Stock Tank Surveys During 2010 and 2011

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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Final Report Describing Flotation Testing on Master Cumpusile No. 1 (RES 2C-2, 3-1 and 3A-1) from the Resolution Project

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...

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The Maximum Background Earthquake for the Basin and Range Province, Western North America

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

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Arizona Earthquakes, 1776-1980

DuBois, S.M., Smith, A.W., Nye, N.K., and Nowak, T.A., 1982. Arizona earthquakes, 1776- 1980: Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology Bulletin, v. 192,...

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Surface Complexation Modeling – Hydrous Ferric Oxide

Dzomback, D.A. and Morel F.M.M. (1990) Surface Complexation Modeling – Hydrous Ferric Oxide. New York, John Wiley, 393 p.

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Hardrock Metal Mining Pit Lakes: Occurrence and Geochemical Characteristics

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...

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Geochemical and Equilibrium Trends in Existing Mine Pit Lakes

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

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Linking GoldSim with the PHREEQC Geochemical Model with a Dynamic Link Library

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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Guidelines for Determining Design Basic Ground Motions

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), 1993, Guidelines for determining design basic ground motions, v. 1: Method and guidelines for estimating earthquakes...

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Economic & Fiscal Impact of Resolution Copper Company – Superior, Arizona

Elliot D. Pollack & Company. 2011. Economic & Fiscal Impact of Resolution Copper Company – Superior, Arizona. September 2011.

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Appendix I: Calculating California Seismicity Rates

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

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Geologic Map of the Florence Junction and Southern Portion of the Weavers Needle 7.5' Quadrangles, Pinal County, Arizona

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,...

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Geology of the Florence Junction and Southern Portion of the Weavers Needle 7.5' Quadrangles, Pinal County, Arizona

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:...

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Drainage Design Manual for Maricopa County; Hydrology

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

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Mapping Seismic Hazard in the Central and Eastern United States

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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Draft Final Proposal for Geochemical Characterization of Resolution Copper Mining Block-Caving Zone

Geochimica, 2008. Draft Final Proposal for Geochemical Characterization of Resolution Copper Mining Block-Caving Zone. Prepared by Mark J. Logsdon (...

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Gila County Comprehensive Plan: Chapter 2

Gila County Comprehensive Plan. 2003. Gila County Comprehensive Plan: Chapter 2. Available at...

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Aquifer Protection Permit Application, West Plant Site, Superior Mine, Superior, Arizona, Volume 3 - Appendices

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

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Resolution Copper Company Surface Water Baseline Report October 2002 Through February 2006

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

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Well Installation Report for New Point of Compliance and Alert Wells

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

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Geochemical Characterization of Cleaner and Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project

Golder Associates. 2007. Geochemical Characterization of Cleaner and Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to...

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Report on Groundwater Model of West Plant Site

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

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Kinetic Testing Results of Cleaner and Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project

Golder Associates. 2008. Kinetic Testing Results of Cleaner and Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to Resolution...

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Kinetic Testing Results of Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project

Golder Associates. 2009. Kinetic Testing Results of Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to Resolution Copper Mining...

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Intermediate Rock Stockpile Type 2.02 General Aquifer Protection Permit

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

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Aquifer Protection Permit Application Development Rock Stockpile Project, West Plant

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

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Loadout Intermediate Rock Stockpile Type 2.02 General Aquifer Protection Permit

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

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Site Characterization Report for the West Plant Site

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

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Groundwater Assessment Update: West Plant Site, Superior, Arizona: Technical Memorandum

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

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Field Testing Program, Resolution Copper Project – 2012-2013 Geochemical Annual Evaluation and Final Assessment

Golder Associates. 2013. Field Testing Program, Resolution Copper Project – 2012-2013 Geochemical Annual Evaluation and Final Assessment, Report to...

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Mined Land Reclamation Plan – Superior Mine, Arizona

Golder Associates. 2014. Mined Land Reclamation Plan – Superior Mine, Arizona, Resolution Copper Mining, LLC. April 22, 2014.

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Rupture History of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain prior to 1300 A.D.

Grant Ludwig, L. and Akciz, S., 2012, Rupture History of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain prior to 1300 A.D., Final Technical Report, U.S. Geological...

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Climate-Modulated Channel Incision and Rupture History of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain

Grant Ludwig, L., Akciz, S.O., Noriega, G. R., Zielka, O., and Arrowsmith, J R., 2010. Climate modulated channel incision and rupture history of the San Andreas...

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Stratigraphic Evidence for 7 Meters of Dextral Slip on the San Andreas Fault During the Great 1857 Earthquake in the Carrizo...

Grant, L. and Sieh, K., 1993, Stratigraphic evidence for 7 meters of dextral slip on the San Andreas fault during the great 1857 earthquake in the Carrizo Plain...

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1855 and 1991 Surveys of the San Andreas Fault: Implications for Fault Mechanics

Grant, L.B. and Donnellan, A., 1994, 1855 and 1991 surveys of the San Andreas Fault; implications for fault mechanics: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of...

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Paleoseismic Evidence of Clustered Earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain, CA

Grant, L.B. and Sieh, K., 1994, Paleoseismic evidence of clustered earthquakes on the San Andreas fault in the Carrizo Plain, CA.: Journal of Geophysical...

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Regional Profile Demographics

Greater Phoenix Economic Council. 2013. Regional Profile Demographics. Available at:...

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A Bilinear Source-Scaling Model for M–log A Observations of Continental Earthquakes

Hanks, T.C. and Bakun, W.H., 2002, A bilinear source-caling model for M-log A observations of continental earthquakes: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of...

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A Moment Magnitude Scale

Hanks, T.C. and Kanamori, H. 1979, A moment magnitude scale: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 84, p. 2348-2350.

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Resolution Project Geochemistry: Prediction of Block Cave Water Chemistry

Hatch (2015) Resolution Project Geochemistry: Prediction of Block Cave Water Chemistry. Draft report prepared by Hatch for Resolution Copper Mining, January 8,...

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Geology and Exploration Progress at the Resolution Porphyry Cu-Mo Deposit, Arizona

Hehnke, C., Ballantyne, G., Martin, H., Hart, W., Schwartz, A., and Stein, H. 2012. Geology and Exploration Progress at the Resolution Porphyry Cu-Mo Deposit:...

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Fracture and Dike Patterns in Laramide Plutons and Their Structural and Tectonic Implications

Heidrick, T.L., and Titley, S.R. 1982. Fracture and dike patterns in Laramide plutons and their structural and tectonic implications, in Titley, S.R., ed.,...

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Study and Interpretation of the Chemical Characteristics of Natural Water

Hem, J.D. 1985. Study and Interpretation of the Chemical Characteristics of Natural Water. U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper No. 2254, 3rd...

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Surficial Geology of the Superstition Mountain Piedmont Area, Northern Pinal and Eastern Maricopa Counties, Arizona

Huckleberry, G., 1993, Surficial Geology of the Supersition Mountain Piedmont Area, Northern Pinal and Eastern Maricopa Counties, Arizona: OFR-93-15, scale 1:24,...

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Seismic Response of Horizontal Soil Layers

Idriss, I.M. and Seed, H.B., 1968, Seismic response of horizontal soil layers: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, v. 94, p. 1003-1031.

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Three-Point Approximations for Continuous Random Variables

Keefer, D.I. and Bodily, S.E., 1983, Three-point approximations for continuous random variables: Management Science, v. 26, p. 595-609.

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Low-Volume Roads Engineering Best Management Practices Field Guide

Keller, G and Sherar, J. 2003. Low-Volume Roads Engineering Best Management Practices Field Guide. July 2003.

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Resolution Project Tailings Characterization: Static Geochemistry

Klohn Crippen Berger (KCB). 2007. Resolution Project Tailings Characterization: Static Geochemistry, Letter Report to Resolution Copper Mining,...

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Resolution Project 2010 Geotechnical Testing of Tailings Samples

Klohn Crippen Berger. 2011. Resolution Project 2010 Geotechnical Testing of Tailings Samples. January 12, 2011.

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Resolution Copper Mining Near West Tailings Management Mine Plan of Operations Study

Klohn Crippen Berger. 2014. Resolution Copper Mining Near West Tailings Management Mine Plan of Operations Study. September 2014.

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Kinetic Theory in the Earth Sciences

Lasaga, A.C. 1998. Kinetic Theory in the Earth Sciences. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

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A Practical Manual on Block Caving

Laubscher, D.H., 2000. Block Caving Manual, Prepared for International Caving Study. JKMRC and Itasca Consulting Group, Inc. Brisbane.

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The MRMR Rock Mass Rating Classification System in Mining Practice

Laubscher, Dr. D.H. and Jakubec, J. 2000. Design Topic: Rock Mass Classification IRMR/MRMR, Bock Cave Manual.

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A Methodology to Estimate Site-Specific Seismic Hazard for Critical Facilities on Soil or Soft-Rock Sites

Lee, R., Maryak, M.E., and Kimball, J., 1999, A methodology to estimate site-specific seismic hazard for critical facilities on soil or soft-rock sites (abs.):...

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Alternatives in Evaluating Soil- and Rock-Site Seismic Hazard

Lee, R., Silva, W.J., and Cornell, C.A., 1998, Alternatives in evaluating soil- and rock-site seismic hazard (abs.): Seismological Research Letters, v. 69, p. 81...

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1857 Slip on the San Andreas Fault Southeast of Cholame, California

Lienkaemper, J.J., 2001, 1857 slip on the San Andreas fault southeast of Cholame, California: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 91, p. 1659-...

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Development and Application of Realistic Earthquake Time Histories Compatible with Multiple-Damping Design Spectra

Lilhanand, K. and Tseng, W.S., 1988, Development and application of realistic earthquake time histories compatible with multiple-damping design spectra:...

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Evidence for Two Surface Ruptures in the Past 500 Years on the San Andreas Fault at Frazier Mountain, California

Lindvall, S.C., Rockwell, T.K., Dawson, T.E., Helms, J.G., and Bowman, K.W., 2002, Evidence for two surface ruptures in the past 500 years on the San Andreas...

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Six Similar Sequential Ruptures of the San Andreas Fault, Carrizo Plain, California

Liu, J., Klinger, K., Sieh, K., and Rubin, C., 2004, Six similar sequential ruptures of the San Andreas fault, Carrizo Plain, California: Geology, v. 32, p. 649-...

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Analysis of Seismic Activity near Theodore Roosevelt Dam, Arizona, during the Occupation of the EarthScope/USArray...

Lockridge, J.S., Fouch, M.J., Arrowsmith, J.R., and Linkimer, L., 2012, Analysis of seismic activity near Theodore Roosevelt Dam, Arizona, during the Occupation...

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Geochemical Characterization of Development Rock for Proposed Shaft No. 10, Resolution Project: ADEQ Tier 1 Results and...

Logsdon, Mark. 2007. Technical Memorandum - Geochemical Characterization of Development Rock for Proposed Shaft No. 10, Resolution Project: ADEQ Tier 1 Results...

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Basin and Range Province Earthquake Working Group II

Lund, W.R., 2012, Basin and Range Province Earthquake Working Group II Recommendations to the U.S. Geological Survey National Seismic Hazard Mapping Program for...

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Contrasts Between Short- and Long-Term Records of Seismicity in the Rio Grande Rift – Important Implications for Seismic...

Machette, M.N., 1998, Contrasts between short- and long-term records of seismicity in the Rio Grande rift – Important implications for seismic hazard assessments...

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Synclinal-Horst Basins: Examples From the Southern Rio Grande Rift and Southern Transition Zone of Southwestern New Mexico,...

Mack, G.H., Seager, W.R., and Leeder, M.R., 2003, Synclinal-horst basins: examples from the southern Rio Grande rift and southern transition zone of southwestern...

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Principles of Geochemistry

Mason, B. and Moore, C.B. 1982. Principles of Geochemistry, John Wiley & Sons, New York.

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Earthquake Site Conditions in the Wasatch Front Urban Corridor, Utah

McDonald, G.N. and Ashland, F.X., 2008, Earthquake site conditions in the Wasatch Front urban corridor, Utah: Utah Geological Special Study 125, 41 p., 1 plate,...

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Technical Basis for Revision of Regulatory Guidance on Design Ground Motions: Hazard- and Risk-Consistent Ground Motion...

McGuire, R.K., Silva, W.J., and Costantino, C.J., 2001, Technical basis for revision of regulatory guidance on design ground motions: Hazard- and risk-consistent...

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Technical Basis for Revision of Regulatory Guidance on Design Ground Motions: Development of Hazard- and Risk-consistent...

McGuire, R.K., Silva, W.J., and Costantino, C.J., 2002, Technical basis for revision of regulatory Guidance on design ground motions, report prepared for U.S....

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An Animated Tectonic Reconstruction of Southwestern North America Since 36 Ma

McQuarrie, N., and Wernicke, B.P., 2005, An animated tectonic reconstruction of southwestern North America since 36 Ma: Geosphere, v. 1, p. 147–172.

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Evidence for the Latest-Miocene to Pliocene Transition from Basin-Range Tectonic to Post-Tectonic Landscape Evolution in...

Menges, C.M. and McFadden, L.D., 1981, Evidence for the latest-Miocene to Pliocene transition from Basin-Range tectonic to post-tectonic landscape evolution in...

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Map of Neotectonic (Latest Pliocene-Quarternary) Deformation in Arizona

Menges, C.M. and Pearthree, P.A., 1983, Map of neotectonic (latest Pliocene-Quaternary) deformation in Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology Mineral Technology Open...

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Late Cenozoic Tectonism in Arizona and its Impact on Regional Landscape Evolution

Menges, C.M. and Pearthree, P.A., 1989, Late Cenozoic tectonism in Arizona and its impact on regional landscape evolution: in Geologic Evolution of Arizona,...

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Earthquake Recurrence Intervals and Plate Tectonics

Molnar, P., 1979, Earthquake recurrence intervals and plate tectonics: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 69, p. 115-133.

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Interim Results of Groundwater Monitoring: Upper Queen Creek and Devils Canyon Watersheds, Resolution Copper Mining LLC,...

Montgomery & Associates. 2010. Interim Results of Groundwater Monitoring, Upper Queen Creek and Devils Canyon Watersheds, Resolution Copper Mining LLC, Pinal...

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Apache Leap Tuff Water Level Contours Upper Queen Creek/Devils Canyon Study Area (Map)

Montgomery & Associates. 2011. Apache Leap Tuff Water Level Contours Upper Queen Creek/Devils Canyon Study Area (Map). March 1, 2011.

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Hydrogeologic Data Submittal, Tailings Prefeasibility Study, Whitford, Silver King, and Happy Camp Sites

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

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Results of Hydrochemical Characterization of Groundwater Upper Queen Creek/Devils Canyon Study Area: Resolution Copper...

Montgomery & Associates. 2012a. Results of Hydrochemical Characterization of Groundwater, Upper Queen Creek/Devils Canyon Study area, Resolution Copper...

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Schematic Representation of Hydrogeologic Systems (Figure)

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Results of Phase II Hydrogeologic Investigations in Support of Tailings Prefeasibility Study, Far West Site

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Phase I Hydrogeologic Field Investigations, Near West Tailings Site, Pinal County, Arizona

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Results of Queen Creek Corridor Survey: Superior Basin, Pinal County, Arizona

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Surface Water Baseline Report: Devils Canyon, Mineral Creek and Queen Creek Watersheds, Resolution Copper Mining LLC, Pinal...

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Summary of Hydraulic Conductivity Estimates from Testing of Hydrologic Characterization Wells, 2004-2012

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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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