Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

Geochimica, 2008. Draft Final Proposal for Geochemical Characterization of Resolution Copper Mining Block-Caving Zone. Prepared by Mark J. Logsdon (Geochimica), Prepared for Craig Stevens (Rio Tinto) and Bruce Marsh (Resolution Copper Mining), April 19, 2008.

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Gila County Comprehensive Plan. 2003. Gila County Comprehensive Plan: Chapter 2. Available at http://www.gilacountyaz.gov/new_documents/planning_and_zoning.php. Accessed November 11, 2013.

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Golder Associates. 2005. Aquifer Protection Permit Application, West Plant Site, Superior Mine, Superior, Arizona, Volume 3 - Appendices. June 24, 2005, Report ref. 053-2519.

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Golder Associates. 2006. Resolution Copper Company, Surface Water Baseline Report, October 2002 through February 2006: Final report prepared for Resolution Copper Company, June 30, 2006.

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Golder Associates. 2007. Well Installation Report for New Point of Compliance and Alert Wells, West Plant Site, Superior, Arizona, November 21, 2007, Report ref. 073-92522.

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Golder Associates. 2007. Geochemical Characterization of Cleaner and Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to Resolution Copper Mining, Project No. 073-92548, December 11, 2007.

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

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Golder Associates. 2008. Kinetic Testing Results of Cleaner and Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to Resolution Copper Mining, Project No. 073-92548, July 14, 2008.

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Golder Associates. 2009. Kinetic Testing Results of Scavenger Tailings – Resolution Copper Project, Technical Memorandum to Resolution Copper Mining, Project No. 073-92548-01.001, January 12, 2009.

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

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

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

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

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Golder Associates. 2013. Field Testing Program, Resolution Copper Project – 2012-2013 Geochemical Annual Evaluation and Final Assessment, Report to Resolution Copper Mining, Project No. 073-92548-01.005, April 2013.

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

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

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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 Survey National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program Award No. G10AP00073.

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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 fault in the Carrizo Plain: Science, v. 327, p. 1117-111.

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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: Bulletin of the Seismological Society, v 83, 619-635.

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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 America, v. 84, p. 241-246.

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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 Research, v. 99, p. 6819- 6842.

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Greater Phoenix Economic Council. 2013. Regional Profile Demographics. Available at: http://www.gpec.org/doing-business-in-phoenix/regional-profile/demographics. Accessed October 30, 2013.

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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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Media & General Info
John Scaggs
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Project Manager
Resolution Copper
Mary Rasmussen
mcrasmussen@fs.fed.us

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