Tony Coggan of Truescape discussed visual simulation techniques, showed the CWG several examples and preliminary simulations of the Resolution Copper tailings site, and asked the group for advice on other specific viewpoints from which to prepare additional tailings simulations. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. Henry David Thoreau
The CWG discussed the types of comments they may like to submit during the public scoping process for the Resolution Copper Project Environmental Impact Statement. Updates were also provided on CWG Task Force activities and on staffing changes at Resolution Copper Company. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Honesty is the first chapter in the book […]
Ian Edgar, Resolution Copper Company’s General Manager of Studies, provided a profile of likely project employment over the next 30 years. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: When in doubt tell the truth. Mark Twain
At this meeting, Resolution Copper Company provided an update on regulatory permitting for discharges to Queen Creek.
This meeting included a discussion of the Tonto National Forest proposed Travel Management Plan. Forest Service guests explained the planning process and status of the plan, and provided maps for CWG review. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Learn what is true in order to do what is right. Thomas Huxley
At this meeting the CWG discussed the release of the Forest Service Request for Proposal for the Resolution Copper Project EIS, general schedule, and preliminary ideas about whether and how the CWG would like to be involved. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. […]
At this meeting, our guest was Grady Gammage, Jr., Esq., a prominent land use attorney, policymaker, water resource expert. Mr. Gammage provided a broad overview of water supply and history in Central Arizona, and answered many questions from CWG members. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: By doubting we are led to question, by questioning we arrive at […]
This meeting featured guests from the Tonto National Forest who gave the CWG a very informative overview of the National Environmental Policy Act and the upcoming Environmental Impact Statement for the Resolution Copper Project. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Andy Rooney on CBS’ 60 Minutes put it plainly: “People will generally accept facts as truth only if […]
The CWG’s guest speaker was David Brown, Esq. Mr. Brown is a well-known water attorney who has focused on rural and Native American water law. He provided the group with a great deal of information and many personal stories about Arizona water issues. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar […]
Resolution Copper Company representatives led the CWG on a field trip to view the proposed tailings location on the Tonto National Forest. A number of Queen Valley residents also joined the group at the site and had many questions and comments.