Documents Cited - General Plan of Operations

Documents cited in the General Plan of Operations document
Earthquake Ages and Displacements, Frazier Mountain Paleoseismic Site

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...

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SHAKE - A Computer Program for Earthquake Response Analysis of Horizontally Layered Sites

Schnabel, P.B., Lysmer, J. and Seed, H.B., 1972, SHAKE - A computer program for earthquake analysis of horizontally layered sites, Earthquake Engineering...

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Fault Behavior and Characteristic Earthquakes: Examples From the Wasatch and San Andreas Fault Zones

Schwartz, D.P. and Coppersmith, K.J., 1984, Fault behavior and characteristic earthquakes-- examples from the Wasatch and San Andreas fault zones: Journal of...

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Environmental and Geotechnical Characterization of Resolution Pilot Plant Tailings

SGS Mineral Services. 2014. Environmental and Geotechnical Characterization of Resolution Pilot Plant Tailings, Report to Resolution Copper Mining,...

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Economic Geology of the White Cliffs Diatomite Deposit, Mammoth, Arizona

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J.D., 1990, Economic geology of the White Cliffs diatomite deposit, Mammoth, Arizona: Tucson, University of Arizona, unpublished M.S. thesis, 157 p.

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Younger Precambrian Geology in Southern Arizona

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

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Holocene Activity of the San Andreas Fault at Wallace Creek, California

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-...

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Slip Along the San Andreas Fault Associated with the Great 1857 Earthquake

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-...

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State-of-the-Art for Assessing Earthquake Hazards in the United States

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...

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Body Waves in a Layered Anelastic Solid

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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Description and Validation of the Stochastic Ground Motion Model

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

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Stream Channel Offset and Abandonment and a 200-year Average Recurrence Interval of Earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault at...

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,...

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Geologic Map of the Wildcat Hill Quadrangle, Maricopa County, Arizona

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-...

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An Overview of the Abundance, Relative Mobility, Bioavailability, and Human Toxicity of Metals

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...

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Field and Laboratory Methods Applicable to Overburden and Mine Soils

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...

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Geologic Map of the Mesa 30' x 60' Quadrangle, Arizona

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...

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Geologic Map of the Picketpost Mountain and the Southern Part of the Iron Mountain 7 112' Quadrangles

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,...

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Analysis of Completeness of the Earthquake Sample in the Puget Sound Area and Its Effect on Statistical Estimates of...

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:...

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Advances in Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) Characterization of Mine Wastes

Stewart, W.A., S.D. Miller, R. Smart, 2006. Advances in Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) Characterization of Mine Wastes, Paper presented at the 7th...

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Recent Rupture History of the San Andreas Fault Southeast of Cholame in the Northern Carrizo Plain, California

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,...

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Structural Configuration of the Otates Fault

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,...

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Active Tectonics of Northeastern Sonora, Mexico

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:...

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

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