2011 Raptor Surveys of Mine and Area and Vicinity
Raptor survey near Superior, Arizona. The survey was conducted on lands administered by the Arizona State Land Department, lands administered by the U.S. Forest, and private lands owned by RCM. The purpose of the survey was to locate raptor nesting territories and to monitor locations of previous raptor sightings in the Study Area to contribute to the baseline of information that will be available to analyze potential impacts of proposed mine features.
WestLand Resources Inc. 2012b. 2011 Raptor Surveys of Mine Area and Vicinity. Prepared for Resolution Copper Mining. July, 2012.
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.email@example.com
Objection Period Ends March 1
Interested parties who previously submitted formal comments about the project have until March 1 to file an objection to the Tonto’s proposed decision.
For more info, view TNF News Release.
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.