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Trustees Extend Public Comment Period by 30 Days on Draft Restoration Plan for Hayden Mine Complex Sites, Pinal County, Arizona


03/09/2012

lower San Pedro River in Pinal County, ArizonaThis reach of the lower San Pedro River in Pinal County, Arizona, near the confluence with Aravaipa Creek, shown here in June 2008, is one of the proposed focus areas for natural resource restoration actions in the preferred alternative in the Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment now available for public review and comment. Photo credit: Carrie Marr, FWS.

 

On March 9, 2012 the State of Arizona and the Department of the Interior, acting through Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, extended the open public comment period by 30 days for the “Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Hazardous Substance Releases from the Hayden Smelter and Ray Mine Facilities.” The open public comment period will now be 60 days.

The original Public Comment Period Notice for this document and associated background information appeared as a “News” item here on February 8, 2012.

The new deadline for submitting written comments on the Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment is Monday, April 9, 2012.

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