Final EIS & Draft ROD

Preview of Final EIS PDF

The FEIS and draft ROD are now available for download - see Final EIS & Draft ROD. These documents are also available for review at all Coronado National Forest offices in addition to numerous public libraries in and around Tucson, AZ – see Locations.

Objections Process and Timeframe

The objection filing period opened January 1, 2014 and closed February 14, 2014. The Forest Service is currently in the objection review process. The Reviewing Officer, Regional Forester Cal Joyner, intends to issue his written response to the objections by April 30, 2014. Additional information on the objection process follows:


December 31, 2013

Today, December 31, 2013, a legal notice is being published in the newspaper of record, the Arizona Daily Star, announcing the beginning of the objection process on January 1, 2014. Rosemont Copper Project objection period begins January 1, 2014 and ends February 14, 2014.

December 31, 2013

Announcement from the Arizona Daily Star on 12/31/13 regarding the objection period and process for the Rosemont Copper Project.

December 22, 2013

A Notice by the Environmental Protection Agency on 12/13/2013 - EIS No. 20130360, Final EIS, USFS, AZ, Rosemont Copper Project, Proposed Mining Operation, Review Period Ends: 01/29/2014