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.
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. [...]
The CWG Recreation & Access Task Force was merged with the new Recreation User Group at this meeting. The group discussed the status of their various plans with Tonto National Forest representatives Paul Burghard and Frederick Phillips.
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 [...]
Resolution invited staff from Arcadis, their structural engineering consultant, to provide the group with detailed information about the condition of the smelter stack and associated buildings, highlighting costs and approaches for demolition or reconstruction.
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 Download PDF Summary
At this meeting, Resolution Copper Company provided an update on regulatory permitting for discharges to Queen Creek. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. Galileo Galilei Download PDF Summary
This was the initial meeting of a number of regional recreation organizations who have projects and proposals that may require Forest Service review under the National Environmental Policy Act. The purpose of the discussions is to coordinate plans to the extent possible.