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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Permit No. AZ0026387 to Arizona Minerals Inc.

Public Notice No. 17-15

Published in: Nogales International on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0026387

Notice: Pursuant to the Clean Water Act and in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) R18-9-A907, the ADEQ Director proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) Permit to discharge pollutants to waters of the U.S. to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


Arizona Minerals Inc.
3845 N. Business Center Drive, Suite 115
Tucson, AZ 85705

Facility Information

January Mine Water Treatment Facility
749 Harshaw Road (via Hwy 82 in Patagonia)
Harshaw, AZ

Arizona Minerals Inc. applied for a new AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.172  million gallons per day (mgd) of treated water consisting of mine drainage and tailings seepage from the January Mine Water Treatment Plant to Alum Gulch in the Santa Cruz River Basin in Township 23 S, Range 16 E, Section 5, in Santa Cruz County, Ariz.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print >
Comment Period Extension Notice | View/Print >
Draft Permit | View >
Draft Fact Sheet | View >

Extended Public Comment Period 

Dates: Oct. 20, 2017 – Dec. 13, 2017

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Dec. 13, 2017):

       Richard Mendolia
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007

     In Person | Learn More > 

       Nov. 29, 2017, 6 p.m.
       Santa Cruz County Complex
       2150 N. Congress Drive, Room 120 
       Nogales, AZ  

You may also review the above documentation in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >