Federal Lands Biological Assessment and Evaluation
WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) was retained by Resolution Copper Mining, LLC (RCM), to conduct this Biological Assessment and Evaluation (BA&E) for a project in the Magma Arizona Railroad Company (MARRCO) Right-of-Way (ROW). The project consists of the construction, operation, and maintenance of a pipeline to deliver water from RCM's treatment plant in Superior, Arizona, to an irrigation canal operated by New Magma Irrigation and Drainage District (NMIDD) near Florence, Arizona.
WestLand Resources Inc. 2008. Federal Lands Biological Assessment and Evaluation. Resolution Copper Mining Water Pipeline Project. Prepared for Resolution Copper Mining. June 23, 2008.
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.