PUBLIC NOTICE | Preliminary Decision to Issue a Significant Amendment to an APP for Oracle Ridge Mine Tailing Storage Facility

Public Notice No. 20-08

Published in: The Daily Territorial on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020

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

Facility Name

Oracle Ridge Mine Tailing Storage Facility

Permit Type

Individual Aquifer Protection Permit No. 102110, LTF 79361


Wedgetail Operations LLC


The facility is located over groundwater associated with Stratton Canyon, Gibb Wash, Geesaman Wash, and Alder Canyon, tributaries to the San Pedro River in portions of Township 11 South, Range 16 East, Gila and Salt River Baseline and Meridian.

Review Documents/Related Content

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: Aug. 18, 2020 – Sept. 16, 2020

Comments may be submitted as follows:

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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Sept. 16, 2020):

       Vimal Chauhan
       Groundwater Protection Value Stream
       1110 W. Washington St., MC5415B-3
       Phoenix, AZ  85007