Two public meetings regarding the Rosemont Copper Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) will be rescheduled. The first and last meetings, scheduled to be held at the Desert Diamond Conference Center in Sahuarita, Arizona on October 22 and January 7, have been postponed and will be rescheduled.
The Coronado National Forest will soon be accepting public comments on the Rosemont Copper Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) in a variety of formats. The DEIS is available online at www.fs.fed.us/r3/coronado and is expected to be available October 14 at www.RosemontEIS.us. Mailings began this week. Citizens are encouraged to read the DEIS before submitting comments. Although comments may be submitted in many ways, citizens need only provide comments once for them to receive full consideration. The 90-day comment period is expected to begin on October 22, following publication of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Notice of Availability of the DEIS in the Federal Register.
The Rosemont Copper Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement will be made available for public review in October, 2011, initiating a 90-day public comment period. The Coronado National Forest will host six public meetings starting in October.
The Coronado National Forest has posted an updated timeline for the Rosemont Copper Project on the Schedule for Proposed Actions (SOPA). See new timeline here.
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