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The National Park Service encourages public participation throughout NEPA process. The public has two opportunities to formally comment on the project: once during this initial 30-day project scoping period (May 27 - June, 25, 2014), and then following the EA release during a 30-day public review period.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Define purpose and need/develop preliminary alternatives
Step 2. Conduct external scoping
Step 3. Refine alternatives
Step 4. Prepare draft plan/environmental document
Step 5. Public review of draft plan/environmental document
Step 6. Analysis of public comment
Step 7. Prepare final plan/decision document
Step 8. Release final plan/decision document to the public *