VRP Public Notices

ADEQ has received a work plan for remedial actions to be conducted at the ASARCO January Adit (Norton Mine) VRP Site (VRP Site Code 505143-02). 

The Work Plan was submitted in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes §§ 49-175 and 176.  The Work Plan will address mine influenced water discharges from the January Mine Adit and seepage from historic tailing piles at the Trench Camp, Norton, and January Mine properties. This will be achieved through the construction of an active water treatment plant to treat discharges from the January Mine workings and solutions captured in the underdrain collection pond from the historic tailings and waste rock.

Documents for Review

Original Published Public Notice | View > 
Voluntary Remediation Work Plan for Trench Camp Mine Property Volume I | View > 
Voluntary Remediation Work Plan for Trench Camp Mine Property Volume II | View >

Documents may also be reviewed in person at ADEQ Record Center | Learn More >
or at:
Patagonia Public Library
346 Duquesne Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624

Public Comment Period

Dates: May 5, 2017 – June 19, 2017

Comments may be submitted as follows:

By Email Email Now >
By Mail: (Must be postmarked or received by June 19, 2017)

                 ADEQ
                 John Patricki
                 Waste Programs Division, Voluntary Remedial Program (VRP) 
                 1110 W. Washington Street
                 Phoenix, AZ 85007 

                or at:

               ASARCO January Adit (Norton Mine) VRP Site
               Johnny Pappas
               3845 N. Business Center Drive, Suite 115
               Tucson, AZ 85705

ADEQ has received a work plan for the Arizona Public Service (APS) Street Yard Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) Site. The Work Plan proposes excavation of contaminated soil and was submitted in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes § 49-175 and § 176.

The APS Grant Street Yard VRP site was a former manufactured gas plant located in Phoenix, Arizona.  Contaminants of concern at the site are a group of compounds commonly know as polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons.

Documents for Review

Original Published Public Notice | View > 
Remedial Action Work Plan | View > 
APS Grant St Newsletter | View >
APS Grant St Project Timeline | View >

Documents may also be reviewed in person at ADEQ Record Center | Learn More >

Public Comment Period

Dates: March 10, 2017 – April 10, 2017

Comments may be submitted as follows:

By Email Email Now >
By Mail: (Must be postmarked or received by April 10, 2017)

                 ADEQ
                 Nichole Osuch
                 Waste Programs Division, Voluntary Remedial Program (VRP) 
                 1110 W. Washington Street
                 Phoenix, AZ 85007 

                or at:

                Arizona Public Service
                Judy Heywood, Environmental Department
                P. O. Box 53999, MS 9303
                Phoenix, AZ 85004
                Email >
    

 

ADEQ has received a work plan for a Passive Treatment System for the ASARCO January Adit (Norton Mine) VRP Site, VRP Site Code 505143-02. The work plan was submitted in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) § 49-175 and § 176. 

The Work Plan proposes a passive treatment system designed to treat the waters discharging from the January Adit and precipitation-induced seepage from Tailing Piles 1, 2 and 4. The ASARCO January Adit (Norton Mine) VRP Site is located near Patagonia, Ariz.

Documents for Review

Original Published Public Notice | View > 
Voluntary Remediation Work Plan for Trench Camp Mine Property Volume I | View > 
Voluntary Remediation Work Plan for Trench Camp Mine Property Volume II | View >

Documents may also be reviewed in person at ADEQ Record Center | Learn More >
or at:

Patagonia Public Library
346 Duquesne Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624

Public Comment Period

Dates: Oct. 21, 2016 – Dec. 5, 2016

Comments may be submitted as follows:

By Email Email Now >
By Mail: (Must be postmarked by Dec. 5, 2016)

                 ADEQ
                 John Patricki
                 Waste Programs Division, Voluntary Remedial Program (VRP) 
                 1110 W. Washington Street
                 Phoenix, AZ 85007 

                or at:

               ASARCO January Adit (Norton Mine) VRP Site
               Johnny Pappas
               3845 N. Business Center Drive, Suite 115
               Tucson, AZ 85705

         

ADEQ has received a Remedial Action Work Plan for the United Verde Soil Voluntary Remediation Program Site, Code 512101-00. The work plan covers soil remediation and was submitted in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes § 49-175 and § 176.

The United Verde Soil Program VRP site consists of soil testing and remediation on eligible residential and commercial properties located in an area of Clarkdale, Ariz., near the former United Verde smelter. Contaminants of concern at the site are arsenic, copper and lead. The Remedial Action Work Plan provides details on soil removal and replacement and landscape restoration on properties where soil testing has shown metal concentrations exceeding risk-based cleanup levels.

Documents for Review

Original Published Public Notice | View > 
Remedial Action Work Plan Voluntary Remediation Program | View > 

Documents may also be reviewed in person at ADEQ Record Center | Learn More >
or at:

Clarkdale Memorial Library
39 N. Ninth Street
Clarkdale, AZ 86324

Public Comment Period

Dates: Oct. 18, 2016 – Nov. 16, 2016

Comments may be submitted as follows:

By Email Email Now >
By Mail: (Must be postmarked by Nov. 16, 2016)

                 ADEQ
                 John Patricki
                 Waste Programs Division, Voluntary Remedial Program (VRP) 
                 1110 W. Washington Street
                 Phoenix, AZ 85007 

NOTICE OF 30-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD SFPP SILVERCROFT WASH RELEASE SITE VOLUNTARY REMEDIATION PROGRAM (VRP) SITE PROPOSED REMEDIAL OBJECTIVES (RO) REPORT 

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has completed the proposed remedial objectives (RO) report for the SFPP Silvercroft Wash Release Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) site in Tucson, Arizona [Arizona Administrative Code R18-16-404(C)(1)(c)]. Proposed RO are the clean-up goals determined for a specific site. They are identified based upon information provided during the public meeting and public comment period for the draft remedial investigation (RI) report and any other information received, and consider current and reasonably foreseeable uses of land and waters of the state.

Facility Location: The SFPP Silvercroft Wash Release VRP site consists of a plume located west of the I-10 Freeway, north of Grant Road, along the Silvercroft Wash in Tucson. The plume is bounded approximately by the extension of Goret Road to the north, Silverbell Tree Drive to the south, Silver Island Way to the east, and Mountain Creek Way to the west. Contaminants of concern at the site are benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and total xylenes (BTEX), methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE), and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).

Public Comments/Requests/Review:

Submit comments or request a public hearing on the proposed action in writing to:

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Joey Pace 
Waste Programs Division
1110 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

All written comments must be postmarked and/or received by Monday, August 22, 2016, to be considered in the final permit decision. All comment received will be compiled in a responsiveness summary to be included in the final RI Report.

The permit draft and related documentation are available for public review as follows:

View Proposed Remedial Objectives Report for SFPP Silvercroft Wash Release > 

You may also review the above documentation in person at the ADEQ Record Center, Monday  Friday, 8:30 a.m.  4:30 p.m., by calling 602-771-4380 or emailing [email protected]. Please contact the Record Center 48 hours in advance to schedule a file review appointment.

VOLUNTARY REMEDIATION PROGRAM (VRP) SITE WORK PLAN FOR REMEDIATION

Notice Read the Following: The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has received a Remedial Action Work Plan (work plan) for the Resolution Copper Mining – West Plant VRP Site. The work plan proposes sampling, characterization, remediation, and disposal of impacted soils from the historic smelting operations on the mine property. Constituents of concern at the site are arsenic, lead, and copper. The work plan was submitted in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) § 49-175 and A.R.S. § 49-176. The Resolution Copper Mining – West Plant VRP Site is located near Superior, Arizona.

View Public Notice >

You may also review the above documentation in person Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at:

ADEQ
1110 West Washington Street
Records Management Center
Phoenix, Arizona, 85007

Call (602) 771-4380 or e-mail [email protected] 24 hours in advance to schedule an appointment to review files.