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Public Notice
Water Quality

ADEQ has announced an upcoming public comment period for the proposed significant amendment to Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) issued to Freeport-McMoRan Morenci, Inc., for the Morenci Mine located in Greenlee County, Arizona. The comment period dates will be announced soon.

Public Notice Information

Facility Information:

Morenci Mine
4521 U.S. Highway 191
Morenci, Arizona  85540

Permit No. 100193
Permit Type: Individual Aquifer Protection Permit
Greenlee County

ADEQ proposes to issue a significant amendment to the individual APP for the subject facility that covers the life of the facility, including operational, closure, and post-closure periods unless suspended or revoked pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) R18-9-A213.

Review Documents

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

When the comment period begins, you may also review the above documentation at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >

Public Comment Period

Dates: June 15, 2022 – July 14, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:

     By Email | Send Email >
     By Mail:

       Vimal Chauhan
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington St.
       Phoenix, AZ  85007

If sufficient public interest is demonstrated during the public comment period, ADEQ may announce and hold a public meeting.