Phoenix — Officials of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality have announced the state agency proposes to issue an Air Quality Control Renewal Permit to Freeport-McMoRan Miami, Inc., for the continued operation of its copper smelter in the Globe-Miami area.
Materials related to the permit are available for public review Monday through Friday at the Town of Miami Clerk’s Office at 500 Sullivan St. in Miami or at the ADEQ Records Center located at 1110 W. Washington St., in Phoenix.
Interested persons may also view the draft permit and technical support document online at www.azdeq.gov/environ/air/permits/indez.html by selecting Public Notices, Meetings and Hearings.
The ADEQ says the public has an opportunity to submit written comments on this permit renewal and to request that the state agency hold a public hearing on this permit. Written public comments must be received by Aug. 31, 2012 and are to be sent to Balaji Vaidyanthan, Air Quality Permit Section Manager, ADEQ, 1110 W. Washington St. 3415A-1, Phoenix, AZ 85007.
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