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PUBLIC NOTICE | Preliminary Decision to Issue an APP for the Former Gibson Mine

Public Notice No. 19-30

Published in: Arizona Silver Belt on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code, Title 18, Chapter 9, Article 1, the ADEQ Director intends to issue a significant amendment to an Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) to the following applicant(s):

Facility Name

Former Gibson Mine 500-Foot In-Situ Leach Adit

Permit Type

Individual Aquifer Protection Permit No. 101344, LTF No. 34457


The Franciscan Friars of California Inc.


The facility is located in Gila County, Arizona, in Section 21, Township 1 South, Range 14, East of the Gila and Salt River Base Line and Meridian.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print >
Draft Permit | View >
Draft Executive Summary | View >

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Nov. 6, 2019 – Dec. 5, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:

     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Dec. 5, 2019):

       Jerry Smit
       Groundwater Protection
       1110 W. Washington Street, 5415B-3
       Phoenix, AZ  85007

A public hearing request must include the reasons for such request.