Have you thought to yourself, “What can I do about the proposed Rosemont mine?”
Now that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been released, you can help by submitting comments on the DEIS! Your voice is so important in this process – the Forest Service needs to hear from our communities!
The DEIS for the proposed Rosemont mine can be downloaded at http://www.rosemonteis.us/draft-eis
Written comments on the DEIS due by January 31, 2012!
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) resources
Problems with DEIS_SIA.pdf
Sky Island Alliance compiled this list of key issues regarding water quality/quantity, springs, seeps, riparian habitats, air quality, cultural resources, dark skies, transportations, reclamation
Rosemont Impacts Summary_SIA.pdf
Sky Island Alliance compiled this list of significant issues related to the proposed Rosemont Mine and a brief summary of impacts, as determined by the U.S. Forest Service and discussed in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) Executive Summary.
Tips on Preparing Comments_SIA.pdf
Sky Island Alliance prepared this document to help you write your comments on the DEIS. It includes a sample letter.
DEIS talking points.pdf
A few key facts about the proposed Rosemont Mine and the contents of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), including page numbers corresponding to areas of concern within the DEIS
DEIS index of areas of concern and tips.pdf
An index of areas of concern within the DEIS and a few tips on writing good comments
DEIS summary of areas of concern.pdf
A 10-pg document with a short summary of each area of concern within the DEIS