Meeting Summaries

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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.

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Mar 192015

Meeting #31 March 19, 2015

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 [...]

Feb 112015

Meeting #30 February 11, 2015

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 [...]

Jan 142015

Meeting #29 January 14, 2015

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. Download PDF Summary

Dec 102014

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. Download PDF Summary

Nov 132014

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. Download PDF Summary

Oct 82014

Meeting #26 October 8, 2014

This meeting was a visit by the CWG to the San Carlos Apache Cultural Center. Download PDF Summary

Sep 172014

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. Download PDF Summary

Aug 172014

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. Download PDF Summary

Jul 172014

Meeting #23 July 9, 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.

Jun 172014

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. Download PDF Summary

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