Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

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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Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), 1993, Guidelines for determining design basic ground motions, v. 1: Method and guidelines for estimating earthquakes ground motion in eastern North America: EPRI Report TR-102293.

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

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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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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