Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

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 system. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Accepted February 19, 2003

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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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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 Industrial Sectors, CH2M Hill.

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

View DetailsDownload PDF 2012. Community profiles for Superior, Miami, Globe, Hayden, Winkelman, Kearny, San Carlos, and Peridot, Arizona. Available at Accessed June 14, 2012.

View DetailsDownload PDF 2013. San Carlos, Arizona. Available at: Accessed October 30, 2013.

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

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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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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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