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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0022268) Coverage to Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Mine

Public Notice No. 19-03

Published in The Daily Courier on July 19, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0022268

ADEQ proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) renewal permit to discharge pollutants to Waters of the United States to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc.
1 Main Street
Bagdad, AZ 86321

Facility Information

Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad, Inc. applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge volumes dependent on storm flows from the Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Mine to the Burro Creek in the Bill Williams River Basin in Township 14 N, Range 9 W, Section 29 (Outfall 001), Township 14 N, Range 10 W, Section 36 (Outfall 003), and Township 15 N, Range 10 W, Section 3 (Outfall 006) in Yavapai County, Ariz. Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc. is an industrial copper ore extraction mine in Bagdad.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print > 
Draft Permit | View > 
Draft Fact Sheet | View >

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: July 19, 2019 – Aug. 17, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Aug. 17, 2019):

       Devin McAllister
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007