Environmental Assessment - Review and Adjustment of Wildlife Protection Buffers

The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to modify wildlife protection buffers established under the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Final Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement of 2010 (ORV FEIS). This proposed action results from a review of the buffers, as mandated by Section 3057 of the Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2015, Public Law 113-291 (2014 Act). The 2014 Act directs the NPS "to ensure that the buffers are of the shortest duration and cover the smallest area necessary to protect a species, as determined in accordance with peer-reviewed scientific data."

***PLEASE NOTE AN ERROR IN APPENDIX C. Pages 3-4 of the NCWRC letter are out of order and should be switched. Pages 5-6 were omitted. Please see the full text version of the NCWRC letter in the "Document List" Section on the Project Page.
 
Comment Period: Closed        04/29/2015 - 05/14/2015
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