Copper Flat Copper Mine

comments submitted to BLM On DEIS

 
 

FOIA REQUEST


  1. BulletCopper Flat DEIS - FOIA Request


CONTENTS OF THE DEIS / LINKS TO COMMENTS


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


  1. BulletPer BLM: Copper Flat Mining Operation Will Adversely Affect Water Supply  


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: New Mexico Pecan Growers


  3. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and Restoration made by NMCC


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of A Local Rancher -- 1 of 2


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of USAF, Bureau of Reclamation, and NM Dept. of Game and Fish


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 2 - PROPOSED ACTION AND ALTERNATIVES


  1. BulletCopper Flat Copper Mine DEIS Fails to Meet Reality Test


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and Restoration made by NMCC


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General     Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 2 - PROPOSED ACTION


  1. Bullet Per BLM: Copper Flat Mining Operation Will Adversely Affect Water Supply

  2.   

  3. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and Restoration made by NMCC


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General  Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General     Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 2 - ALTERNATIVE 1


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and Restoration made by NMCC


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General       Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General     Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 2 - ALTERNATIVE 2


  1. BulletPer BLM: Copper Flat Mining Operation Will Adversely Affect Water Supply


  2. BulletPer BLM: Copper Flat Mining Operation Will Adversely Affect Water Supply


  3. BulletComments of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association


  4. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  5. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: New Mexico Pecan Growers


  6. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and Restoration made by NMCC


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General      Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  14. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  15. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  16. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 2 - NO ACTION ALTERNATIVE


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.1 AFFECTED ENVIRONMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS


  1. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of A Local Rancher -- 1 of 2


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.2 - AIR QUALITY


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.3 - CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY


  1. BulletPer BLM: Copper Flat Mining Operation Will Adversely Affect Water Supply


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.4 - WATER QUALITY


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMED Ground Water Bureau; State of Texas, Rio Grande Compact     Commission; NMED Surface Water Bureau


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS:  John Shomaker & Associations, Inc.   


  3. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  4. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC  


  5. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: New Mexico Pecan Growers


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General  Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of A Local Rancher -- 1 of 2


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of USAF, Bureau of Reclamation, and NM Dept. of Game and Fish


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  14. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  15. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  16. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  17. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


  18. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.5 - SURFACE WATER USE


  1. BulletPer BLM: Copper Flat Mining Operation Will Adversely Affect Water Supply


  2. BulletWe Have So Few Trees. Why Would We Want to Kill Them?


  3. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMED Ground Water Bureau; State of Texas, Rio Grande Compact Commission; NMED Surface Water Bureau


  4. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Comments From Current Water Users/Business


  5. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  6. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: New Mexico Pecan Growers


  7. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and     Restoration made by NMCC


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General     Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of A Local Rancher -- 1 of 2


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of USAF, Bureau of Reclamation, and NM Dept. of Game and Fish


  14. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Farms and Businesses


  15. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Substantive Comments From Public Meetings


  16. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  17. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  18. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  19. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  20. Bullet Copper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


  21. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.6 - GROUNDWATER RESOURCES


  1. BulletPer BLM: Copper Flat Mining Operation Will Adversely Affect Water Supply


  2. BulletPer BLM: Copper Flat Mining Operation Will Adversely Affect Water Supply


  3. BulletComments of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture


  4. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMED Ground Water Bureau; State of Texas, Rio Grande Compact Commission; NMED Surface Water Bureau


  5. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Comments From Current Water Users/Business


  6. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  7. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC


  8. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: New Mexico Pecan Growers


  9. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and    Restoration made by NMCC


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General  Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  14. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of A Local Rancher -- 1 of 2


  15. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of USAF, Bureau of Reclamation, and NM Dept. of Game and Fish


  16. Bullet Copper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Farms and Businesses


  17. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Substantive Comments From Public Meetings


  18. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  19. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  20. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  21. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  22. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  23. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  24. Bullet Copper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


  25. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


  26. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from the NM Interstate Stream Commission and the Las Animas Ditch Association


CHAPTER 3.7 - MINERAL AND GEOLOGIC RESOURCES


  1. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


CHAPTER 3.8 - SOILS


  1. BulletComments of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General     Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of A Local Rancher -- 1 of 2


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


CHAPTER 3.9 - HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AND SOLID WASTE/SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Supporting Mine operations


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations On Roads and Safety


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of USAF, Bureau of Reclamation, and NM Dept. of Game and Fish


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.10 - WILDLIFE AND MIGRATORY BIRDS


  1. BulletDEIS Comments From Three Hillsboro Residents “In Favor” of Mine


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  3. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of A Local Rancher -- 1 of 2


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  9. Bullet Copper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.11 - VEGETATION, INVASIVE SPECIES AND WETLANDS


  1. BulletComments of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of A Local Rancher -- 1 of 2


  6. Bullet Copper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  7. Bullet Copper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Farms and Businesses


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Substantive Comments From Public Meetings


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.12 - THREATENED, ENDANGERED, AND SPECIAL STATUS SPECIES


  1. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.13 - CULTURAL RESOURCES


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.14 - VISUAL RESOURCES


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 5 of 8


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


CHAPTER 3.15 - LAND OWNERSHIP AND LAND USE


  1. Bullet Copper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


CHAPTER 3.16 - RECREATION


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 5 of 8


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


CHAPTER 3.17 - SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS


  1. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


CHAPTER 3.18 - LANDS AND REALITY


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


CHAPTER 3.19 - RANGE AND LIVESTOCK


  1. BulletComments of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


CHAPTER 3.20 - TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMCC; Tulla; THEMAC


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and    Restoration made by NMCC


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations On Roads and Safety


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 5 of 8


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


CHAPTER 3.21 - NOISE AND VIBRATIONS


  1. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Substantive Comments From Public Meetings


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 5 of 8


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.22 - SOCIOECONOMICS


  1. Bullet Long-Term Viability or Boom and Bust


  2. BulletBarnes Comments on Copper Flat DEIS


  3. Bullet DEIS COMMENTS: Comments From Current Water Users/Business


  4. BulletDEIS COMMENTS:  John Shomaker & Associations, Inc.


  5. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Claims of Economic Benefit Because of Mine Jobs


  6. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  7. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: New Mexico Pecan Growers


  8. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and    Restoration made by NMCC


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Supporting Mine operations


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General     Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General   Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  14. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  15. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Farms and Businesses


  16. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 1 of 8


  17. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 2 of 8


  18. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 3 of 8


  19. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 4 of 8


  20. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 6 of 8


  21. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 7 of 8


  22. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  23. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments from Conservation Groups


CHAPTER 3.23 - ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: NMED Ground Water Bureau; State of Texas, Rio Grande Compact  Commission; NMED Surface Water Bureau


  2. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: “Mine Finances” Do Not Support Promises for Protection, Mitigation, and     Restoration made by NMCC


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 5 of 8


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


  8. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of the United States Environmental Protection Agency


CHAPTER 3.24 - HUMAN HEALTH AND PUBLIC SAFETY


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations On Roads and Safety


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General     Population from Hazaderous Materials - 1 of 2 


  6. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Proposed Mining Operations Fail to Protect Ground Water and General    Population from Hazaderous Materials - 2 of 2


  7. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


CHAPTER 3.25 - UTILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE


  1. BulletComments of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association


  2. BulletComments of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Supporting Mine operations


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations On Roads and Safety


CHAPTER 3.26 - PALEONTOLOGY


CHAPTER 3.27 - SHORT-TERM USES AND LONG-TERM PRODUCTIVITY


  1. BulletCopper Flat DEIS Comments:  Substantive - Against Mine Operations


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


CHAPTER 3.28 - IRREVERSIBLE AND IRRETRIEVABLE COMMITMENT OF RESOURCES


  1. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


CHAPTER 4 - CUMULATIVE IMPACTS


  1. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Elephant Butte Irrigation District


  2. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Negative Impacts of Mining Operations/Quality of DEIS


  3. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of a Local Rancher -- 2 of 2


  4. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 5 of 8


  5. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: Comments of Local Ranching Business Part 8 of 8


CHAPTER 5 - CONSULTATION AND COORDINATION


REFERENCES/GLOSSARY/INDEX


GENERAL COMMENTS OF SUPPORT OR NON-SUPPORT

CONTAINING LITTLE IF ANY SUBSTANCE


  1. BulletComments of the General Electric Company - GE Mining & GE Oil and Gas


  2. BulletComments of the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo; City of Elephant Butte; C. Earl Greer of Plaza Realty; Gretchen and Alvin Campbell of Coldwell Banker Desert Lakes Realty; Richard Fields; and Raybella Schnyder


  3. BulletDEIS Comments of: Jason D. Garcia & Alma Grantham of Bank of the Southwest; Michael Fields Sr., Paul Prange, & Bradley Cofield of Wagner Equipment; Mark Shipley; Scott Graham; & Joel Schneyer


  4. BulletDEIS Comments From Three Hillsboro Residents “In Favor” of Mine


  5. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Responses To Second Comment Period Extension


  6. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Mining Over Agriculture - Political Statements


  7. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: General Comments Against Mining Operations


  8. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: General Comments in Support of Mining Operations


  9. BulletCopper Flat DEIS:  Comments Supporting Mine Operations


  10. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: General Comments Against Mining Operations


  11. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: General Comments From Public Meetings


  12. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: General Comments From Public Meetings


  13. BulletCopper Flat DEIS: General Comments From Public Meetings and by Mail


CANNED LANGUAGE COMMENTS


  1. BulletDEIS Comments: Canned Language


  2. BulletDEIS Comments: Personal Comments Added to Canned Language


  3. BulletDEIS Comments: Form Letters From Politicians


  4. BulletDEIS COMMENTS: Canned and General Comments Provided by THEMAC

 

What is this and what is it not


This index is a listing of all of the comments provided to BLM as part of the Draft Environmental Impact Study step of its review of the Copper Flat Copper Mine proposal.   These comments have been posted to The Free Range blog of the Black Range Rag in their entirety and without modification.  Although every attempt has been made to ensure that this list is complete it should not be relied on as complete and/or accurate in any matter of substance.


You may download copies of the Draft Environmental Impact Study for the Copper Flat Copper Mine proposal here (we have compressed these files from the original - content is the same):


Copper Flat Copper Mine Draft EIS Volume 1a.pdf  the file is 16.7 MB in size.

Copper Flat Copper Mine Draft EIS Volume 2 Part 1a.pdf the file is 16.5 MB in size.

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