Mount Hope Project Final EIS

A Record of Decision was signed for the Mount Hope Project on November 16, 2012.  If you would like any additional information, please contact Gloria Tibbetts at (775) 635-4060

Table of Contents

Dear Reader Letter


Volume 1 - EIS Cover Volume I

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Purpose of and Need for Action

Chapter 2 - Description of Alternatives, Including the Proposed Action

Chapter 3 - Affected Environment and Environmental Consequences

Sections 3.1-3.2 (3.1  Introduction; 3.2 Water Resources: Affected Environment)

Sections 3.2-3.3 (3.2 Water Resources - Water Quantity: Environmental Consequences; 3.3 Water Resources - Water Quality)

Volume 2 - EIS Cover Volume II

Chapter 3 - Affected Environment and Environmental Consequences

Section 3.4-3.6 (3.4 Geology and Minerals; 3.5 Paleontology; 3.6 Air and Atmospheric Values)

Section 3.7-3.8 (3.7 Visual Resources; 3.8 Soil Resource)

Section 3.9-3.11 (3.9 Vegetation Resources; 3.10 Noxious Weeds, Invasion & Nonnative Species; 3.11 Wetlands and Riparian Zones)

Section 3.12-3.13 (3.12 Livestock Grazing and Production; 3.13 Wild Horses)

Sections 3.14-3.16 (3.14 Land Use; 3.15 Recreation and Wilderness Study Areas; 3.16 Auditory Resources)

Section 3.17 (Socioeconomic Values)

Section 3.18-3.19 (3.18 Environmental Justice; 3.19 Hazardous Materials)

Sections 3.20-3.22 (3.20 Historic trails; 3.21 Cultural Resources; 3.22 Native American Traditional Values)

Section 3.23 (Wildlife and Fisheries Resources)

Section 3.24-3.27 (3.24 Transportation and Access; 3.25 Forest Products; 3.26 proposed Mitigation Measures Outside the BLM's Jurisdiction; 3.27 Relationship Between the Local Short-Term Uses of the Human Environment)

Chapter 4 - Cumulative Impacts and Irreversible/Irretrievable Commitment of Resources

Chapter 5 - Consulations, Coordination, and the List of Preparers for Preparation fo the EIS

Chapter 6 - References and Glossary

Chapter 7 - Index

Volume 3 - EIS Cover Volume III

Appendix A: Inconsistencies Between the Mount Hope Project and the Land Use Plans, Policies, and Controls of Eureka County

Appendix B: Eureka Moly, LLC Tailings Siting Evaluation

Appendix C: Eureka Moly, LLC Water Resources Monitoring Plan

Appendix D: Mount Hope Project Mitigation Summary Plan

Appendix E: Mount Hope Socioeconomic Supplemental Analysis

Appendix F: Native American Consulation Documentation

Appendix G: BLM Sensitive Species List

Appendix H: Draft EIS Public Comments and Responses