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Public Notice
Waste Division

On July 6, 2022, the public comment period begins for the availability of a work plan and risk assessment for the Eagle Picher Mill Parcel 30 Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) Site located in Pima County, Arizona. The public comment period ends Aug. 19, 2022.

Public Notice Information

Site Location: W. Twin Buttes Road and S. La Villita Road, Sahuarita, Arizona

The work plan and risk assessment propose to excavate contaminated soil and consolidate it within the existing tailings pile. An engineered cap will be built to cover the tailings pile. A Declaration of Environmental Use Restriction will be used to restrict the property to non-residential use.

The Eagle Picher Mill VRP site consists of a former mill and tailings deposition area which processed lead-zinc ores between 1943 and 1959 located in Sahuarita, Arizona. Contaminants of concern at the site are metals.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print >
Probabilistic Risk Assessment | View >
Remedial Work Plan | View >
Remedial Work Plan - Appendices | View > 

Former Eagle Picher Mill VRP Site | Learn More > 

You may review records in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >

Public Comment Period 

Dates: July 6, 2022 – Aug. 19, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Aug. 19, 2022):

       Nichole Osuch
       Waste Programs Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007