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 Hearings

The Forest Service will host its remaining two public meetings in Queen Valley on October 8 and in Tempe on October 10.

Public Hearings

Video & Materials

A video presentation – the same information introduced at each public meeting – as well as meeting materials (posters and newsletter) are available for public review.

Video - Draft EIS

Public Meeting Materials

Draft EIS Released

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange is now available for review under the 'EIS Info' tab.

Draft EIS

Comment on DEIS

Optional ways to comment on the Draft EIS are located under the 'EIS Info' and the 'Public Involvement' tabs.

Comment

Media & General Info

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

Apache Leap Special Management Area
Apache Leap SMA website