Merced River Plan ~ comment
Due to the complexity of the Merced Wild and Scenic River Draft Comprehensive Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, Yosemite held a comment period from Jan. 18-April 30, 2013, which included a 12-day extension to the original 100-day comment period.(View the publication of the EPA notice in the Federal Register [198 kb PDF].) Although the comment period has closed, background content can still be viewed online through the Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) site at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/mrp_deis. During the comment period, public meetings were scheduled in various locations to allow multiple opportunities for the public, Yosemite's interdisciplinary planning team, and subject-matter experts to interact.
Contact Us to Request a Document: Contact Yosemite National Park's Planning Division to request the draft plan (available on CD or in print in limited quantities) or the Summary Guide or to ask to be on the park's email list by calling 209/379-1365 or by emailing email@example.com. For general inquiries, call 209/379-1110.
Plan Updates: Sign up for our park electronic newsletter to receive periodic updates about how to stay involved in the plan or follow the Merced River Plan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/YosemiteNPS.
PEPC Comment Site: In 2005, the NPS created a public comment portal for all plans and projects requiring National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation. This site was named Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC), and it provides access to the current Merced River Draft Plan and EIS.
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