PUBLIC NOTICE | Preliminary Decision to Issue an Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) to Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc.

Public Notice No. 18-08 | Published on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in The Copper Era
Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code, Title 18, Chapter 9, Article 1, the Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality intends to issue an Individual Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) to the following applicant(s):


Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc.


Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc., located in Greenlee County, Ariz., in all or portions of Sections 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, and 32 – 35 in Township 3 South, Range 29 East; Sections 1 – 36 in Township 4 South, Range 29 East, and Sections 1 – 12 and 14 – 17 in Township 5 South, Range 29 East of the Gila and Salt River Base Line and Meridian.

Permit Type
Individual Aquifer Protection Permit No. 100193; 67400
Review Documents
Original Published Public Notice | View/Print > 
Draft Permit  | View > 
Draft Fact Sheet | View >
Public Comments

Comment period: Sept. 26, 2018 – Oct. 26, 2018 

Persons may submit comments or request a public hearing on the proposed action.  A public hearing request must include the reasons for such request. All written comment shall: state the name and mailing address of the person, be signed by the person, their agent or attorney  (when mailing), and clearly set forth reasons why the permit should or should not be issued. Submit comments as follows:

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 By Mail (Must be postmarked  or received by Oct. 26, 2018)

       Vimal Chauhan
       Groundwater Protection Value Stream
       1110 W. Washington St., 5415B-3
       Phoenix, AZ 85007