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TEXAS – NPS Releases Final ORV Mgmt Plan, FEIS Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

January 15, 2015 5:41 PM

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of the Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (Plan/EIS) for Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. The purpose of this Final Plan/EIS is to guide and direct the actions of the NPS in the management of off-road vehicles use at the Recreation Area. The plan designates routes and areas where off-road driving is allowed within the recreation area.

TEXAS – NPS Releases Final ORV Mgmt Plan, FEIS Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
 
Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of the Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (Plan/EIS) for Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. The purpose of this Final Plan/EIS is to guide and direct the actions of the NPS in the management of off-road vehicles use at the Recreation Area. The plan designates routes and areas where off-road driving is allowed within the recreation area.

The Final Plan/EIS provides responses to substantive comments made on the Draft Plan/EIS and incorporates those comments and suggested revisions where appropriate.

The Environmental Protection Agency published a Notice of Availability of the Final Plan/EIS in the Federal Register on Friday, January 16, 2015. No sooner than 30 days from that date, the Regional Director of the NPS's Intermountain Region will sign a Record of Decision (ROD). The ROD will document approval of the Final Plan/EIS and identify the selected alternative for implementation.

If you would like to request a hardcopy of the document, you may obtain one at the Headquarters at 419 E. Broadway, Fritch, TX 79036, or call (806) 857- 3151 and request a copy. Electronic copies of the plan can be found online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/document.cfm?parkID=76&projectID=20192&documentID=62567

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107


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