Final ROD

Thumbnail image of the Final Record of Decision cover page

The final ROD is now available for download - see Final EIS & Final ROD. This document is also available for review at all Coronado National Forest offices in addition to numerous public libraries in and around Tucson, AZ.



June 7, 2017

Coronado National Forest Supervisor Kerwin Dewberry has signed the final Record of Decisioni (ROD) for the Rosemont Copper Project. The ROD outlines Supervisor Dewberry’s decision to select the Barrel Alternative and approve the Mine Plan of Operationsi once amended, and to amend the 1986 Coronado National Forest Plan by creating a new management area around the mine site.

June 2, 2014

ARIZONA — The Southwestern Region is completing the review of objections received on the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine Final Environmental Impact Statement and will release Regional Forester Cal Joyner’s responses to objectors early next week.

May 23, 2014

The Coronado National Forest is requesting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to reinitiate formal consultation for the Rosemont Copper project. Consultation is required under the Endangered Species Act to ensure that the effects of a proposed project on listed species are avoided or minimized.