Read meeting summaries for the Superior Community Working Group (CWG) and subcommittees here. All meeting summaries are organized in chronological order (most recent first) below. Or use the links to browse by Meeting Category.
At this meeting several new CWG members were welcomed, and Resolution provided an update on the rail line, water line, and monitoring well installation. Download PDF Summary
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. Download PDF Summary
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.
Arizona State Land Commissioner Vanessa Hickman and Deputy Commissioner Jim Adams provided a description of the State Land Department’s mandate, responsibilities, and programs. Download PDF Summary
The CWG discussed items of interest to the group, as the invited guest was unable to attend. Download PDF Summary
An update of the Superior Health Study was provided by Jennifer Botsford, Program Manager for Environmental Toxicology at Arizona Department of Health Services. Download PDF Summary
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. [...]
Resolution’s Casey McKeon provided an update on remediation and reclamation of previous mining-related sites in Superior, and the CWG explored the topic of community enhancements and fund management ideas. Download PDF Summary
Frank Deal of Resolution provided a ‘virtual tour’ of the tailings site and Vicky Peacey informed the CWG about the upcoming Environmental Assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act for site characterization. Download PDF Summary
This meeting was a field trip to the Resolution Copper Project mine site and tailings location, led by several Resolution topic experts. Download PDF Summary