News Releases

Upcoming Public Meetings Provide Opportunity to Comment on Environmental Findings for Proposed Copper Mine, Land Exchange

PHOENIX, October 4, 2019 — For Immediate Release.
The Forest Service will host its remaining two public meetings as it continues to collect comments on analysis and findings detailed in the Tonto’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange.

Tonto Officials Add Public Meeting to Acquire Comments on Environmental Findings for Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange

PHOENIX, September 26, 2019 — For Immediate Release.
The Forest Service will host a sixth public meeting on October 10 in Tempe, Arizona, to collect comments on analysis and findings detailed in the Tonto’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange.

Public Meetings Begin September 10 as Forest Service Seeks Feedback on Environmental Findings for Proposed Copper Mine, Land Exchange

PHOENIX, September 4, 2019 — For Immediate Release.
Tonto National Forest staff continue preparations for hosting the first two public meetings to discuss the Forest Service’s analysis in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange.

Tonto Forest to Offer Online Opportunity for Public Viewpoints On Proposed Copper Mine Tailings Facility

PHOENIX, March 21, 2017 — For Immediate Release.
The Tonto National Forest will host two public workshops – March 21 in Superior, Arizona, and March 22 in Gilbert, Arizona -- to collect information on what the public deems important with regard to mine tailings as the Forest Service analyzes alternate locations for Resolution Copper’s proposed tailings facility.

Forest Service to Host Workshops, Seeks Input on Proposed Copper Mine Tailings Facility

PHOENIX, March 9, 2017 — For Immediate Release.
Tonto National Forest officials will conduct two public workshops in March to collect information on what the public deems important with regard to mine tailings as the Forest Service analyzes alternate locations for Resolution Copper’s proposed tailings facility.

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Public Hearing Comments Available

Comments from each of the six public hearings are available for viewing. Note that the public comment period is now closed.

Public Hearing Comments

Draft EIS

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Point of Contact
John Scaggs
Tonto National Forest
john.scaggs@usda.gov

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