Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

Documents cited in the General Plan of Operations document
Contrasts Between Short- and Long-Term Records of Seismicity in the Rio Grande Rift – Important Implications for Seismic...

Machette, M.N., 1998, Contrasts between short- and long-term records of seismicity in the Rio Grande rift – Important implications for seismic hazard assessments...

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Synclinal-Horst Basins: Examples From the Southern Rio Grande Rift and Southern Transition Zone of Southwestern New Mexico,...

Mack, G.H., Seager, W.R., and Leeder, M.R., 2003, Synclinal-horst basins: examples from the southern Rio Grande rift and southern transition zone of southwestern...

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Principles of Geochemistry

Mason, B. and Moore, C.B. 1982. Principles of Geochemistry, John Wiley & Sons, New York.

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Earthquake Site Conditions in the Wasatch Front Urban Corridor, Utah

McDonald, G.N. and Ashland, F.X., 2008, Earthquake site conditions in the Wasatch Front urban corridor, Utah: Utah Geological Special Study 125, 41 p., 1 plate,...

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Technical Basis for Revision of Regulatory Guidance on Design Ground Motions: Hazard- and Risk-Consistent Ground Motion...

McGuire, R.K., Silva, W.J., and Costantino, C.J., 2001, Technical basis for revision of regulatory guidance on design ground motions: Hazard- and risk-consistent...

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Technical Basis for Revision of Regulatory Guidance on Design Ground Motions: Development of Hazard- and Risk-consistent...

McGuire, R.K., Silva, W.J., and Costantino, C.J., 2002, Technical basis for revision of regulatory Guidance on design ground motions, report prepared for U.S....

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An Animated Tectonic Reconstruction of Southwestern North America Since 36 Ma

McQuarrie, N., and Wernicke, B.P., 2005, An animated tectonic reconstruction of southwestern North America since 36 Ma: Geosphere, v. 1, p. 147–172.

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Evidence for the Latest-Miocene to Pliocene Transition from Basin-Range Tectonic to Post-Tectonic Landscape Evolution in...

Menges, C.M. and McFadden, L.D., 1981, Evidence for the latest-Miocene to Pliocene transition from Basin-Range tectonic to post-tectonic landscape evolution in...

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Map of Neotectonic (Latest Pliocene-Quarternary) Deformation in Arizona

Menges, C.M. and Pearthree, P.A., 1983, Map of neotectonic (latest Pliocene-Quaternary) deformation in Arizona: Arizona Bureau of Geology Mineral Technology Open...

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Late Cenozoic Tectonism in Arizona and its Impact on Regional Landscape Evolution

Menges, C.M. and Pearthree, P.A., 1989, Late Cenozoic tectonism in Arizona and its impact on regional landscape evolution: in Geologic Evolution of Arizona,...

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Earthquake Recurrence Intervals and Plate Tectonics

Molnar, P., 1979, Earthquake recurrence intervals and plate tectonics: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 69, p. 115-133.

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Interim Results of Groundwater Monitoring: Upper Queen Creek and Devils Canyon Watersheds, Resolution Copper Mining LLC,...

Montgomery & Associates. 2010. Interim Results of Groundwater Monitoring, Upper Queen Creek and Devils Canyon Watersheds, Resolution Copper Mining LLC, Pinal...

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Apache Leap Tuff Water Level Contours Upper Queen Creek/Devils Canyon Study Area (Map)

Montgomery & Associates. 2011. Apache Leap Tuff Water Level Contours Upper Queen Creek/Devils Canyon Study Area (Map). March 1, 2011.

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Hydrogeologic Data Submittal, Tailings Prefeasibility Study, Whitford, Silver King, and Happy Camp Sites

Montgomery & Associates. 2012. Hydrogeologic Data Submittal, Tailings Prefeasibility Study, Whitford, Silver King, and Happy Camp Sites. October 23, 2012

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Results of Hydrochemical Characterization of Groundwater Upper Queen Creek/Devils Canyon Study Area: Resolution Copper...

Montgomery & Associates. 2012a. Results of Hydrochemical Characterization of Groundwater, Upper Queen Creek/Devils Canyon Study area, Resolution Copper...

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Schematic Representation of Hydrogeologic Systems (Figure)

Montgomery & Associates. 2012b. Schematic Representation of Hydrogeologic Systems (Figure). February 2012.

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Results of Phase II Hydrogeologic Investigations in Support of Tailings Prefeasibility Study, Far West Site

Montgomery & Associates. 2012c. Results of Phase II Hydrogeologic Investigations in Support of Tailings Prefeasibility Study, Far West Site. July 31, 2012....

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Phase I Hydrogeologic Field Investigations, Near West Tailings Site, Pinal County, Arizona

Montgomery & Associates. 2013. Technical Memorandum, Phase I Hydrogeologic Field Investigations, Near West Tailings Site, Pinal County, Arizona. May 1, 2013...

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Results of Queen Creek Corridor Survey: Superior Basin, Pinal County, Arizona

Montgomery & Associates. 2013a. Results of Queen Creek Corridor Survey Superior Basin, Pinal County, Arizona. February 19, 2013.

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Surface Water Baseline Report: Devils Canyon, Mineral Creek and Queen Creek Watersheds, Resolution Copper Mining LLC, Pinal...

Montgomery & Associates. 2013b. Surface Water Baseline Report, Devils Canyon, Mineral Creek and Queen Creek Watersheds, Resolution Copper Mining LLC, Pinal...

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Summary of Hydraulic Conductivity Estimates from Testing of Hydrologic Characterization Wells, 2004-2012

Montgomery & Associates. 2014. Summary of Hydraulic Conductivity Estimates from Testing of Hydrologic Characterization Wells, 2004-2012, September 12, 2014...

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On the Cenozoic Uplift and Tectonic Stability of the Colorado Plateau

Morgan, P., and Swanberg, C.A., 1985, on the Cenozoic uplift and tectonic stability of the Colorado Plateau: Journal of Geodynamics, v. 3, p. 39-63.

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Final Resolution Copper Tailings Geochemical Characterization Data Summary Report

MWH. 2014. Final Resolution Copper Tailings Geochemical Characterization Data Summary Report, Report to Resolution Copper Mining, March 2014.

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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