Overview of Potential Mining Impacts on Public Health and Safety and Rationale for Analysis Approach
Heavy mining activity like that of the proposed Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange (project) near Superior, Arizona, presents a range of potentially adverse effects to human health and safety, both to individuals and to the larger community. The purpose of this process memorandum is to provide an overview of these potential effects and outline approaches to assess these risks in the draft environmental impact statement (EIS).
SWCA Environmental Consultants. 2018b. Overview of Potential Mining Impacts on Public Health and Safety and Rationale for Analysis Approach. Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. May 31.
Email Address Created for Land Exchange Questions
The Southwestern Region Office of Lands and Minerals Management is overseeing and administering the land exchange and appraisal process which includes the 2,422-acre Oak Flat Federal Parcel. All questions about the land exchange and appraisal process should be emailed to SM.FS.firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmatic Agreement Info
To comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Tonto National Forest developed a Programmatic Agreement (PA) and included it in Volume 5, Appendix O of the final EIS. The PA was created in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the State Historic Preservation Office, tribes and other consulting parties. The PA contains an agreed upon process for identifying, evaluating and addressing adverse effects to historic properties associated with this undertaking.
To review Volume 5 and the PA, Download Vol 5 PDF, 27 MB.