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Public Notice
Water Quality

On March 8, 2023, the public comment period begins for the preliminary decision to issue an Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) significant amendment to Freeport-McMoRan Morenci, Inc., for the Morenci Mine located in Greenlee County, Arizona. The comment period ends on April 7, 2023.

Public Notice Information

Public Notice No. 22-51

Published in: Copper Era on Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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

Facility Information

Morenci Mine
4521 US Highway 191
Morenci, AZ 85540
Greenlee County

Permit Type

Individual Aquifer Protection Permit No. P-100193, LTF No. 95351


Freeport-McMoRan Morenci, Inc.

Review Documents

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

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: March 8, 2023 – April 7, 2023

Comments may be submitted as follows:

     By Email | Send Email >  
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by April 7, 2023):

       Water Quality Division, Groundwater Protection
       Attn: Vimal Chauhan
       1110 W. Washington St.
       Phoenix, AZ  85007