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Public Notice
Water Quality

On Nov. 30, 2022, the public comment period begins for the preliminary decision to issue an Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) significant amendment to Excelsior Mining Arizona, Inc. for the Johnson Camp Mine located near the Town of Dragoon, Arizona. The comment period ends on Dec. 29, 2022.

Public Notice Information

Public Notice No. 22-36

Published in: Herald Review on Nov. 30, 2022

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 Name

Johnson Camp Mine

Permit Type

Individual Aquifer Protection Permit No. 100514, LTF No. 92043


Excelsior Mining Arizona, Inc.


The facility is located near the Town of Dragoon, Cochise County Arizona, over the groundwater of the Willcox Groundwater Basin, within Township 15 South, Range 22 East, and all or parts of Sections 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35 and 36, of the Gila and Salt River Base Line and Meridian.

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: Nov. 30, 2022 – Dec. 29, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:

     By Email | Send Email >  
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Dec. 29, 2022):

       Vimal Chauhan
       Groundwater Protection
       1110 W. Washington St.
       Phoenix, AZ  85007