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.
Resolution representatives briefed the group on meetings they had conducted with Arizona Community Foundation, which has made suggestions about how a fund could be established under their management to achieve the objectives outlined by the CWG for regional community support.
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 [...]
At the initial meeting of the CWG Historic Preservation Task Force, members discussed some of the historic properties that may be affected by the Resolution Copper Project that the community is interested in targeting for preservation and possibly for cultural resource surveys.
This meeting included topics of interest to the CWG, including comments on a book they had read about copper mining. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. John F. Kennedy [...]
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 [...]
At the initial meeting of this subcommittee, members and Resolution representatives reviewed the history of Community Working Group discussions about community investments as mitigation for Resolution Copper Project impacts, defined the role and purpose of the subcommittee, and discussed various funding vehicle options.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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