Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

Documents cited in the General Plan of Operations document
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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Thumbnail image of Standard Test Method for Accelerated Weathering of Solid Materials Using a Modified Humidity Cell document Standard Test Method for Accelerated Weathering of Solid Materials Using a Modified Humidity Cell

American Society for Testing and Materials. 1996. Standard Test Method for Accelerated Weathering of Solid Materials Using a Modified Humidity Cell...

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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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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