PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0020401) Coverage for Pinto Valley Mine in Gila County

Public Notice No. 18-50

Published in The Arizona Silverbelt on May 15, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0020401

ADEQ proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) renewal permit to discharge pollutants to Waters of the United States to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


Pinto Valley Mining Corp.
2911 N. Forest Service Road 287
Miami, AZ 85539

Facility Information

Pinto Valley Mining Corp. applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for discharge of stormwater mixed with mine process water and mine drainage from Outfall 002, 003, and 004, and tailings seepage from Outfall 005 from the Pinto Valley Mine. The discharge from Outfalls 002, 003, 004, and 005 is to an unnamed wash, tributary to Pinto Creek (Below confluence with unnamed tributary to Roosevelt Lake) in the Salt River Basin in Township 1 N, Range 14 E, Section 32, in Gila County, Ariz.

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Draft Permit | View >
Draft Fact Sheet | View >

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Public Comment Period 

Dates: May 15, 2019 – June 13, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by June 13, 2019):

       Devin McAllister
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007