||The National Park Service (NPS), Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP, is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) regarding the proposed extension of the Western Maryland Rail Trail from Pearre Station, Washington County, MD to the Paw Paw Tunnel area of the park, near Paw Paw, West Virginia.
In order to facilitate development of project alternatives, the NPS is requesting public feedback on Preliminary Alternatives that are currently being considered for full evaluations within the EA. Attached is a document that summarizes these various alternatives.
We are only accepting written comments, which can be submitted either through this website or via postal letter. Comments will only be accepted July 11, 2011 through August 15, 2011. Comments must be submitted or be postmarked by midnight on August 15, 2011 to be considered. Please reference this project by name on all hardcopy correspondence. Hardcopy mailing address is listed below.
Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. Although you can ask us in your correspondence to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.