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Public Comment Period for NPS Draft EIS for Off Road Vehicle Management Plan Ends May 11
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111 Ext. 148
As previously announced, the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan ends Tuesday, May 11, 2010. This announcement confirms the respective deadlines for both electronic and written comments on the DEIS.
Electronic comments may be submitted online until midnight (Mountain Daylight Time) on May 11, 2010 at the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) web site by visiting http://parkplanning.nps.gov/caha, clicking on *Open for Comment, clicking on the Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan /EIS, and then clicking on Comment on Document. NPS encourages commenting electronically through PEPC.
Written comments in hard copy (e.g. in a letter), can be sent by U.S. Postal Service or other mail delivery service or hand-delivered to: Mike Murray, Superintendent, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, 1401 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC 27954. Written comments postmarked by May 11, 2010 will be accepted. Comments will not be accepted by fax, email, or in any other way than those specified above. Bulk comments in any format (hard copy or electronic) submitted on behalf of others will not be accepted.
For more information, contact park headquarters at 252-473-2111 ext. 148.
Did You Know?
The beaches along Cape Hatteras National Seashore sparkle at night.
When you kick the sand, you disturb tiny dinoflagellates like seasparkle, magnified in the picture to the left. A chemical reaction causes them to glow with a blue-green light.