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2008 11Nov 05 - ORV EIS Alternatives

Superintendent Mike Murray announces that information about off-road vehicle (ORV) management alternatives being considered by the National Park Service (NPS) for Cape Hatteras National Seashore has been provided to the Seashore's ORV management negotiated rulemaking advisory committee.

"For clarification, NPS is not seeking or considering public comment on these materials at this time. We are sharing this information with the negotiated rulemaking advisory committee now solely for members' use in negotiating a consensus alternative for recommendation to the NPS," said Superintendent Mike Murray. "NPS highly values public input in the planning process and will actively seek public comment on the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) when it is released for public review in the early fall of 2009."

If you have further questions, call 252-473-2111 ext. 148.

Eight documents describing alternatives for ORV management are listed below in a suggested viewing order.

**UPDATE** The "Alternatives Maps" document with the "NPS 11/05/08" date stamp on each page has been replaced by a revised set of maps with the "NPS 11/18/08" date stamp on each page. The revised set has higher resolution graphics.
Document Content:
Press Release   (19.6 KB, PDF file)
Alternatives Narrative   (39.0 KB, PDF file)
Alternatives Matrix   (95.6 KB, PDF file)
ORV Routes and Areas Table   (68.0 KB, PDF file)
Alternatives Maps (Revised 11/18/08)   (3.9 MB, PDF file)
Resource Protection Tables   (71.8 KB, PDF file)
Alternative E - Bodie Island Spit   (365.1 KB, PDF file)
Alternative E - Cape Point   (266.0 KB, PDF file)
Alternative E - South Point   (257.7 KB, PDF file)
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