Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

Scharer, K.M., Weldon, R.J., Gibson, B.C., and Streig, A.R., 2011, Earthquake ages and displacements, Frazier Mountain paleoseismic site, Abstract T51B-2324 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.

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Schnabel, P.B., Lysmer, J. and Seed, H.B., 1972, SHAKE - A computer program for earthquake analysis of horizontally layered sites, Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, Berkeley, Report No. EERC 72-12.

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Schwartz, D.P. and Coppersmith, K.J., 1984, Fault behavior and characteristic earthquakes-- examples from the Wasatch and San Andreas fault zones: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 89, p. 5681-5698.

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SGS Mineral Services. 2014. Environmental and Geotechnical Characterization of Resolution Pilot Plant Tailings, Report to Resolution Copper Mining, Project 12074-002 – Final Report Revision 1, March 27, 2014.

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Shenk, J.D., 1990, Economic geology of the White Cliffs diatomite deposit, Mammoth, Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, unpublished M.S. thesis, 157 p.

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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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Sieh, K.E. and Jahns, R.H., 1984, Holocene activity of the San Andreas fault at Wallace Creek, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 95, p. 883-896.

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Sieh, K.E., 1978, Slip along the San Andreas fault associated with the great 1857 earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 68, p. 1421-1448.

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Silva, W.J. and Lee, K., 1987, WES RASCAL code for synthesizing earthquake ground motions: State-of-the-art for Assessing Earthquake Hazards in the United States, Report 24: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station Miscellaneous Paper S-73-1, 120 p.

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Silva, W.J., 1976, Body waves in a layered anelastic solid, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 66, p. 1539-1554.

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Silva, W.J., Abrahamson, N., Toro, G., and Costantino, C, 1996, Description and Validation of the Stochastic Ground Motion Model. El Cerrito, CA: Pacific Engineering and Analysis.

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Sims, J.D., 1994, Stream channel offset and abandonment and a 200-year average recurrence interval of earthquakes on the San Andreas fault at Phelan Creek, Carrizo Plain, California, in Prentice, C.S., Schwartz, D.P., and Yeats, R.S. (eds.), Proceedings of the workshop on paleoseismology: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-568, p. 170-172.

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Skotnicki, S.J., Leighty, R.S., and Pearthree, P.A., 1997, Geologic map of the Wildcat Hill quadrangle, Maricopa County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-2, 17 p., 1 pl., scale 1:24,000.

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Smith, K.S. and Huyck, H.L.O. 1999. An Overview of the Abundance, Relative Mobility, Bioavailability, and Human Toxicity of Metals. In G.S. Plumlee and M.J. Logsdon (Eds.), The Environmental Chemistry of Mineral Deposits, Reviews in Economic Geology, Volume 6A, pp. 29-70.

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Sobek, A.A., W.A. Schuller, J.R. Freeman, and R.M. Smith, 1978. Field and Laboratory Methods Applicable to Overburden and Mine Soils. U.S. EPA Report EPA-600/2-78-054.

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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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Stepp, J.C., 1972, Analysis of completeness of the earthquake sample in the Puget Sound area and its effect on statistical estimates of earthquake hazard: Proceedings of the International Conference on Microzonation, v. 2, 897-910.

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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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Stone, E.M., Grant, L., and Arrowsmith, J.R., 2002, Recent rupture history of the San Andreas Fault southeast of Cholame in the northern Carrizo Plain, California: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 92, p. 983-997.

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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 - 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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