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Public Notice
Water Quality

On Nov. 15, 2022, the public comment period begins for the preliminary decision to issue an Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) significant amendment to Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc. for the Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Mine located near Bagdad, Arizona. The comment period ends on Dec. 14, 2022.

Public Notice Information

Public Notice No. 22-30

Published in: Prescott Newspaper on Nov. 15, 2022

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

Facility Name

Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Mine

Permit Type

Individual Aquifer Protection Permit No. 105258, LTF No. 77735


Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc.


The facilities are located at the Bagdad Mine near Bagdad, Yavapai County, Arizona, over the groundwater of the Burro Creek groundwater basin, in Township 14 North, Range 9 West and 10 West; and Township 15 North, Range 9 West and 10 West 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. 15, 2022 – Dec. 14, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:

     By Email | Send Email >  
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Dec. 14, 2022):

       Meisam Peiravi
       Groundwater Protection
       1110 W. Washington St.
       Phoenix, AZ  85007