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.
The CWG discussed internal business and made plans for their 2017 work program. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Oxford Dictionaries last month selected post-truth — “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief” — as [...]
Tonto National Forest representatives provided an overview of the current Apache Leap Special Management Area planning process and discussed details with CWG members. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. Marcus Aurelius Download PDF [...]
Resolution Copper Company representatives discussed issues related to the proposed tailings site including specific site testing activities and schedules. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. Albert Einstein Download PDF Summary
The RUG reviewed maps of proposed trails submitted by group members and further refined their approach to preparing a comprehensive recreational trail proposal. They are now evaluating a larger area from the Resolution Copper Project tailings vicinity to east of the mine site.
The invited speaker for this meeting was unable to attend. The CWG discussed the health and remediation studies synopsis and other items of interest. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: “Marge, it takes two to lie. One to lie and one to listen.” Homer Simpson Download PDF Summary [...]
At the group's request, Arcadis presented the results of structural engineering studies and environmental evaluations they have completed of the historic buildings at the West Plant site. They discussed specific potential rehabilitation actions and associated level of effort and costs. Necessary environmental remediation activities were also outlined.
At this meeting, Tonto National Forest representatives updated the CWG on the status and plans for the ongoing Environmental Impact Statement for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its [...]
The CWG reviewed its third Annual Report noting accomplishments for the previous year, had a follow-up discussion of aspects of the filtration plant, prepared additional EIS scoping comments, and suggested topics for future meetings. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has [...]
Resolution Copper Company provided details of several project features including a filtration plant and pipeline/railroad corridor. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. Buddha Download PDF Summary
The RUG reviewed a draft comprehensive recreation plan map and agreed to a modified proposal centering on the Apache Leap area.