Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

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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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, 456 p.

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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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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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