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Olympic National Park has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate the environmental effects of the rehabilitation of the Boulder Creek trail and campground. The EA was open for public comment from December 18, 2009 through January 6, 2010. The National Park Service selected a modified version of Alternative 4 through signature of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on January 15, 2010.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Identify need for project
Step 2. Internal scoping with park staff
Step 3. 30-day public scoping
Step 4. Evaluate scoping comments
Step 5. Identify alternatives and issues
Step 6. Prepare environmental assessment
Step 7. Select preferred alternative
Step 8. 20-day public review of environmental assessment
Step 9. Analyze public comments
Step 10. Prepare final decision document
Step 11. Final decision document submitted to Pacific West Regional Director
Step 12. Decision document signed
Step 13. Public notified of decision *
Step 14. Project implemented

  Commenters should be aware that their entire comment, including personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While commenters can ask that their personal identifying information be withheld from public review, the NPS cannot guarantee that this will be possible.