UPDATE 5/18: The Public Comment Period has now been extended to July 18!
The legal process allowing Resolution Copper to destroy sacred Oak Flat is taking another step forward. It is time to get involved, and every voice matters.
We will help you understand exactly what needs to be done, what it means, and how to participate.
Here’s what’s happening now:
The Forest Service is required to hold a public input period, to gather information so they can write a report, called a Draft Environmental Impact Statement. The input period is currently set to end on May 17, so there’s not a lot of time to get our part done.
What kind of comments can we make that will help our cause?
Responding with solid arguments is impactful. (“The value of the underground aquifer that now sits under Oak Flat is far greater than the short-term financial value gained for a few by digging up the copper.”) Responding with emotional but weak arguments is not. (“Resolution Copper are a bunch of mean, selfish jackasses.”)
This is really important!
If you’re ready to write your comment, here’s where you can do so:
How to Submit Comments
Comments on the proposed project can be submitted in a variety of ways:
Attend one of the open house meetings:
- March 31 – Queen Valley Recreation Hall, 1478 East Queen Valley Drive, Queen Valley, AZ
- April 4 – Superior High School, 100 Mary Drive, Superior, AZ
- April 5 – Elks Lodge 1775 East Maple Street, Globe, AZ
- April 6 – Southwest Regional Library, 775 North Greenfield Road, Gilbert, AZ
- June 9- Central Arizona College, San Tan Campus, 3736 E Bella Vista Rd, San Tan Valley, AZ
Email written comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org (link sends e-mail)
Submit a comment through the website: http://www.resolutionmineeis.us/comments
Leave a voicemail or send fax to 1-866-546-5718
Mail a comment to:
Resolution EIS Comments
PO Box 34468
Phoenix, AZ 85067-4468
Need help with content for your comment? The Arizona Mining Reform Coalition has put together some info to help you, click this link for guidance.
Thanks for your help, it’s time we stand up for Mother Earth.