Notice of Availability for a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Kentucky and Tennessee
Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and National Park Service policy in Director's Order Number 2 (Park Planning) and Director's Order Number 12 (Conservation Planning, Environmental Impact Analysis, and Decision-making) the National Park Service announces the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement and General Management Plan (FEIS/GMP) for Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (NRRA), Kentucky and Tennessee. The FEIS/GMP analyzes three action alternatives and one no-action alternative for guiding management of the park over the next 15 to 20 years. The three action alternatives incorporate various management prescriptions to ensure resource protection and quality visitor experiences. The agency preferred alternative proposes a system of seven management zones and a formal, designated roads and trails system. The FEIS analyzes the potential environmental impacts of the alternatives.
Plan of Operations, Environmental Assessment, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, & Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, TX
Pursuant to Section 9.52(b) of Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 9, Subpart B, the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Plan of Operations, prepared by Luxor Oil and Gas, Inc., to re-enter an existing natural gas well and directionally drill a lateral sidetrack leg, at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument. The NPS has prepared an Environmental Assessment on this proposal.
National Park Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App 1, Section 10), notice is hereby given that the Concessions Management Advisory Board (the Board) will hold its 13th meeting on March 9, 2005, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be held at the Madison Hotel located at 1177 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude at 4:30 p.m..
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan (GMP) for Fort Pulaski National Monument, Savannah, GA
Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, requirements of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978, Public Law 95-625, and National Park Service Policy in Director's Order Number 2 (Park Planning) and Director's Order Number 12 (Conservation Planning, Environmental Impact Analysis, and Decision- making) the National Park Service (NPS) will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan for Fort Pulaski National Monument located near Savannah, Georgia. The authority for publishing this notice is contained in 40 CFR 1506.6. The statement will assess potential environmental impacts associated with various types and levels of visitor use and resources management within the National Monument. The NPS is currently accepting comments from interested parties on issues, concerns, and suggestions pertinent to the management of Fort Pulaski. Suggestions and ideas for managing the cultural and natural resources and visitor experiences at Fort Pulaski are encouraged. Comments may be submitted in writing to the address listed at the end of this notice or through the GMP Web site, which is linked to the park's Web site at http://www.nps.gov/fopu. The NPS will publish periodic newsletters on the GMP Web site to present scoping issues and preliminary management concepts to the public as they are developed. Public meetings to present draft management concepts will be conducted in the local area. Specific locations, dates, and times will be announced in local media and on the GMP Web site. If you wish to comment, you may submit your comments by any one of several methods. You may mail comments to Superintendent, Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. Highway 80 East, P.O. Box 30757, Savannah, Georgia 31410, Telephone: 912-786-5787. You may also comment via the Internet to http://www.planning.den.nps.gov/parkweb/ comments.cfm?RecordID=165. Please submit Internet comments as an ASCII file avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption. Please also include your name and return address in your Internet message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the system that we have received your Internet message, contact us directly at 404-562- 3124, ext. 685. Finally, you may hand-deliver comments to Fort Pulaski National Monument, Cockspur Island, U.S. Highway 80 East, Savannah, Georgia 31410. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review during regular business hours. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home address from the rulemaking record, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which we would withhold from the rulemaking record a respondent's identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. However, we will not consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety.
Land Exchange at Petersburg National Battlefield
Notice is hereby given that the National Park Service proposes to convey to VDOT 0.14-acre of federally owned land at Petersburg National Battlefield in exchange for 0.85-acre of land owned by the Commonwealth of Virginia as authorized by the Act of July 15, 1968 (16 U.S.C. 460l-22b), and Executive Order No. 7329, dated March 30, 1936.