Record of Decision for the General Management Plan for the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, KY, TN, and VA, 5820-5821 [2011-2308]

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The ROD includes a statement of the decision made, synopses of other alternatives considered, the basis for the decision, a description of the environmentally preferable alternative, a finding of no impairment of Park resources and values, a listing of measures to minimize environmental harm, and an overview of public SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 2, 2011 / Notices involvement in the decision-making process. Copies of the Record of Decision may be obtained from the contact listed above or online at http:// parkplanning.nps.gov/CUGA. Authority: The authority for publishing this notice is 40 C.F.R. 1506.6. The responsible official for this Record of Decision is the Regional Director, Southeast Region, National Park Service, 100 Alabama Street, SW., 1924 Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Dated: January 24, 2011. Gordon Wissinger, Acting, Regional Director, Southeast Region. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[5017-7155-409]


Record of Decision for the General Management Plan for the 
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, KY, TN, and VA

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the 
General Management Plan Environmental Impact Statement for the 
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the 
National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Record of 
Decision (ROD) for the General Management Plan, Cumberland Gap National 
Historical Park in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. On September 13, 
2010, the Regional Director, Southeast Region, approved the ROD for the 
project.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Woods, Superintendent, Cumberland 
Gap National Historical Park, U.S. 25E South, P.O. Box 1848, 
Middlesboro, KY 40965-1848; telephone 606-248-2817. Mark_Woods@nps.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Three alternatives were evaluated in the 
Environmental Impact Statement. These include: Alternative A, No 
Action-- Continue Current Management; Alternative B--Increase 
opportunities for visitor access by providing additional park 
facilities as compared to Alternative A; Alternative C--the selected 
alternative, provides slightly expanded visitor access to the Park 
while minimizing the potential for adverse effects on resources and 
would feature increased levels of education, outreach, and formalized 
partnering.
    The ROD includes a statement of the decision made, synopses of 
other alternatives considered, the basis for the decision, a 
description of the environmentally preferable alternative, a finding of 
no impairment of Park resources and values, a listing of measures to 
minimize environmental harm, and an overview of public

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involvement in the decision-making process.
    Copies of the Record of Decision may be obtained from the contact 
listed above or online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/CUGA.

    Authority:  The authority for publishing this notice is 40 
C.F.R. 1506.6.

    The responsible official for this Record of Decision is the 
Regional Director, Southeast Region, National Park Service, 100 Alabama 
Street, SW., 1924 Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

    Dated: January 24, 2011.
Gordon Wissinger,
Acting, Regional Director, Southeast Region.
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