NORTH CAROLINA - NPS Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule Concerning ORV Use on Cape Lookout National Seashore

January 12, 2016 6:41 PM

The National Park Service proposes to designate routes for, and manage, off-road vehicle use within Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina. Under the National Park Service general regulations, the operation of motor vehicles off roads is prohibited unless authorized by special regulation. The proposed rule would authorize off-road vehicle use at the Seashore through a permit system and establish operational and vehicle requirements.

NORTH CAROLINA - NPS Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule Concerning ORV Use on Cape Lookout National Seashore

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The National Park Service proposes to designate routes for, and manage, off-road vehicle use within Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina. Under the National Park Service general regulations, the operation of motor vehicles off roads is prohibited unless authorized by special regulation. The proposed rule would authorize off-road vehicle use at the Seashore through a permit system and establish operational and vehicle requirements. Comments must be received by February 16, 2016.

You may submit comments, identified by the Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) 1024-AE24, by any of the following methods:

Electronically: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

Hardcopy: Mail or hand-deliver to: Superintendent, Cape Lookout National Seashore, 131 Charles St., Harkers Island, North Carolina 28531.

All comments received must include the agency name and RIN for this rulemaking: 1024-AE24. Comments submitted through Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov or submitted by mail must be entered or postmarked before midnight (Eastern Daylight Time) February 16, 2016. Comments submitted by hand delivery must be received by the close of business hours (5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time) February 16, 2016.

If you commented on the Draft ORV Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement, (plan/DEIS) your comments have been considered in drafting the proposed rule. Comments should focus on this proposed rule; comments that refer back to the draft Plan/DEIS will be untimely and will not be considered.

Comments will not be accepted by fax, email, or in any way other than those specified above, and bulk comments in any format (hard copy or electronic) submitted on behalf of others will not be accepted. Comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.

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. 2
 

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