Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

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Shride, A.F. 1967. Younger Precambrian geology in southern Arizona: US Geological Survey Professional Paper 566, 89 p.

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Spencer, J.E., Richard, S.M., and Pearthree, P.A., 1998. Geologic map of the Mesa 30’x60’ quadrangle, east-central Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-23, scale 1:100,000.

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Spencer, J. E. and S. M. Richard. 1995. Geologic Map of the Picketpost Mountain and the Southern Part of the Iron Mountain 7 112' Quadrangles, Pinal County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey, Open-File Report 95-] 5.

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Stewart, W.A., S.D. Miller, R. Smart, 2006. Advances in Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) Characterization of Mine Wastes, Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD), March 26-30, 2006, St. Louis MO. R.I. Barnhisel (ed.), Published by the American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR), 3134 Montavesta Road, Lexington, KY 40502.

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Suter, M., 2008. Structural configuration of the Otates fault (Southern Basin and Range Province) and its rupture in the 3 May 1887 M 7.5 Sonora, Mexico, earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 98, p. 2879-2893.

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Suter, M., and Contreras, J., 2002. Active tectonics of northeastern Sonora, Mexico (southern Basin and Range Province) and the 3 May 1887 MW 7.4 earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 92, p. 581-589.

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EIS Status Update - Mar 2019

As of March 15, a Draft EIS update is now available under the ‘Public Involvement’ 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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