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PUBLIC NOTICE: New Aquifer Protection Permit | Copper World Project

Public Notice

Extended Comment Period - New Aquifer Protection Permit | Copper World Project

Posted on: Jan. 04, 2024 - 7:00 a.m.

On Jan. 5, 2024, the comment period began for the preliminary decision to issue an individual Aquifer Protection Permit to Copper World, Inc., for the Copper World Project located in Pima County, Arizona. The comment period has been extended for a second time and now ends on April 10, 2024.

Individual Aquifer Protection Permit No: P-513690

Published in: 

  • Arizona Business Gazette on Jan. 4, 2024
  • Green Valley News & Sun on Jan. 7, 2024

Notice of Extention publication:

  • Green Valley News & Sun on Feb. 4, 2024
  • Green Valley News & Sun on March 10, 2024


Copper World, Inc.


Copper World Operations
9025 E. Santa Rita Road
Sahuarita, Arizona 85629

The requirements contained in this permit will allow the permittee to comply with the two key requirements of the Aquifer Protection Program: 1) meet Aquifer Water Quality Standards at the Point of Compliance; and 2) demonstrate Best Available Demonstrated Control Technology.

Review Documents:

  • Notice of Comment Period Extension
  • Original Published Public Notice | View > 
  • Draft Permit | View >
  • Executive Summary | View >
  • Permit application and other documents | View >
  • Or in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >

Public Comment Period:

Dates: Jan. 5, 2024 – April 10, 2024

Comments may be submitted as follows:

  •      Online Comment Portal | Submit Comment >
  •      By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by April 10, 2024):

Water Quality Division/Groundwater Protection

Attn: Bernice Manuelito
1110 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ  85007

  • Comments were heard in person at a Public Hearing on March 5, 2024


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