UPDATED PUBLIC NOTICE | Preliminary Decision to Issue a Significant Amendment to an APP for the Hermosa Project Property in Santa Cruz County

This updated notice provides an additional 31 days for public comment on the draft permit. All other information remains the same.

Public Notice No. 20-63

Published in: Nogales International  on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code, Title 18, Chapter 9, Article 1, the ADEQ Director intends to issue a significant amendment to an Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) to the following applicant:

Facility Name

Hermosa Project Property

Permit Type

Individual Aquifer Protection Permit No. P-512235; LTF: 83040


Arizona Minerals Inc.


The facility is located approximately 5 miles south of the Town of Patagonia, Arizona, over groundwater of the Santa Cruz groundwater basin, in Section 32 in Township 22S, Range 16E and in Township 23S, Range 16E ; and un-surveyed Sections 3 and 4, of the Gila and Salt River Baseline and Meridian.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print >
Updated Published Public Notice with Comment Period Extension | View/Print >
Draft Permit | 
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Draft Executive Summary | View >

You may also review the above documentation in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >

Public Comment Period 

Dates: March 26, 2021 – May 31, 2021

Comments may be submitted as follows:

     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by May 31, 2021):

       Vimal Chauhan
       Groundwater Protection
       1110 W. Washington St., MC5415B-3
       Phoenix, AZ  85007