Category: Environmental Response and Remediation

Cornerstone (Kennecott’s Expansion Project):
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Jump to: Current Activities and Recent Decisions Public Participation Introduction In 2011 Kennecott Utah Copper LLC announced a proposal to expand the life of its Bingham Canyon Mine located in the southwest Salt Lake County. The expansion project, called “Cornerstone,” included widening the Bingham Canyon pit to accommodate operations focused on the mining and processing …

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Concentrator Request: Cornerstone:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Addition of an Ore Grinding Line and an Ore Sorting Plant Public comment is being sought through August 18, 2011 on Kennecott’s request to install and operate a fifth ore grinding line and an ore sorting plant at the Copperton Concentrator. The new equipment will consist of an ore sorting plant with a baghouse, a …

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HC Estates Monitoring Data: Cornerstone:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Quarterly Reports: Bingham Canyon Mine Particulate Matter Monitoring Data: Hi-Country Estates PM10 Concentrations (ug/m,3) Statistics April 2013 May 2013 June 2013 Monthly Mean 13.343 19.087 22.839 Maximum Daily PM10 31.109 43.804 37.289 2nd Highest Daily PM10 31.091 37.349 36.199 Quarterly Arithmetic Mean 18.718 Statistics July 2013 August 2013 September 2013 Monthly Mean 27.126 28.765 22.547 …

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Document Repository: Cornerstone:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC Projects

Jump to: Approval Order Issued Air Quality SIP Amendment This page provides links to documents associated with the various regulatory decisions by DEQ. Approval Order Issued (June 27, 2011) Final Permit (647 KB) Complete and Final Notice of Intent Final Notice of Intent (63MB) Cover—1.0 Introduction (384 KB) 2.0 Description of Emission Sources (72 KB) …

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SIP Amendments: Cornerstone:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

By a vote of 5-4 in its May 4, 2011 meeting, the Air Quality Board approved the Amendment to the Utah State Implementation Plan, Emission Limits and Operating Practices, Section Ix.H.2.h, and to amend Rule R307-110-17, Section IX and Part H. The issue before the Board was whether or not the 2005 PM SIP (currently …

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Bingham/Magna Ditch Soils Investigation:
Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Jump to: Potential Risks Access to Sample Yards Site History Updates Additional Information Contacts Related Links Q & A The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are conducting an investigation of arsenic contaminated soil sediments associated with the former Bingham-Magna Ditch, a historic mining drainage canal located …

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Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Public Notices Jump to: 2021 DWQ 2020 DWQ 2020 WMRC 2019 DWQ 2018 DWQ 2017 DWQ 2016 DWQ 2015 DWQ 2013 DWQ 2014 DAQ 2011 DAQ 2011 DWQ 2010 DAQ The operational and environmental cleanup activities at Kennecott Utah Copper LLC’s (Kennecott) Bingham Canyon Mine, Copperton Concentrator, Smelter, Refinery, Tailings Facility and the various ancillary …

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Meeting Minutes:
State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)

Jump to: 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2010 2009 2006 2005 2004 2017 September 19, 2017: PDF June 20, 2017: PDF | Audio March 21, 2017: PDF | Audio 2016 December 6, 2016 December 6, 2016 (Audio) September 29, 2016 September 29, 2016 (Audio) June 21, 2016 June 21, 2016 (Audio) March 15, 2016 March …

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The Toxic Release Inventory

Facilities using more than an established threshold amount of certain chemicals must report releases of these chemicals to the environment or transfers to off-site facilities.

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Superfund in Utah

Superfund is a federal program administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in cooperation with state governments to identify and cleanup the worst hazardous waste sites in the United States.

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