Meeting Categories: 2014 CWG Meetings

CWG Meeting Summaries

Meeting #28 December 10, 2014

The main topic of this meeting was tailings geochemistry, presented by Resolution Copper Company’s Corporate Environmental General Manager, Rich Borden.

Meeting #27 November 12, 2014

At this meeting there was discussion of tailings spills in other locations, safety measures employed to prevent these, and specific plans for the Resolution Copper Project.

Meeting #25 September 10, 2014

At this meeting several new CWG members were welcomed, and Resolution provided an update on the rail line, water line, and monitoring well installation.  

Meeting #24 August 13, 2014

At this meeting CWG member Bill Vogler reported on his visit to the Holden Mine in Washington to learn about their remediation activities, and the group discussed possible community investment program options.  

Meeting #23 July 7, 2014

Dr. Chris Anderson, Rio Tinto’s Americas Director for Communities & Social Performance, gave an overview and explanation of some of the company’s worldwide community investment programs.

Meeting #22 June 18, 2014

Arizona State Land Commissioner Vanessa Hickman and Deputy Commissioner Jim Adams provided a description of the State Land Department’s mandate, responsibilities, and programs.

Meeting #21 June 4, 2014

The CWG discussed items of interest to the group, as the invited guest was unable to attend.  

Meeting #20 May 21, 2014

An update of the Superior Health Study was provided by Jennifer Botsford, Program Manager for Environmental Toxicology at Arizona Department of Health Services.

Meeting #19 May 7, 2014

The CWG learned more about the Congressional Land Exchange related to Resolution Copper Project from a presentation by Chris Horyza, formerly the Bureau of Land Management State Office Planning & Environmental Lead, and heard about mining claims and various mining laws from Al Burch, a former BLM minerals manager.