Meeting Summaries

Meeting Summaries2019-01-28T03:59:50+00:00

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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Feb 232017

Community Monitoring Field Sampling February 23, 2017

This was the first of quarterly independent well sampling event for 2017 conducted by the CWG’s consultant, Southwest Groundwater Consultants. Photos of the trip are included in the Gallery section of this website.

Jan 202017

Meeting #51 January 11, 2017

The CWG reviewed a video animation illustrating development of the tailings facility, and were updated on installation of new monitoring wells at the West Plant site. QUOTE FOR THE DAY: In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell Download PDF [...]

Dec 282016

Recreation User Group December 7, 2016

The RUG heard a presentation by Forest Service representatives on the proposed Apache Leap Special Management Area Plan, and discussed trail proposals from Tonto Recreation Alliance.

Dec 282016

Meeting #50 December 14, 2016

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 [...]

Nov 162016

Meeting #49 November 9, 2016

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 [...]

Oct 192016

Meeting #48 October 12 2016

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

Sep 242016

Recreation User Group Meeting September 14, 2016

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.

Sep 242016

Meeting #47 September 14, 2016

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 [...]

Sep 92016

Historic Preservation Task Force September 7, 2016

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.

Jul 292016

Meeting #46 July 13, 2016

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 [...]

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