Aerial view of Raulerson Canal showing location of the failed plug and potential sites for a replacement plug.

Public Scoping Newsletter and Feasibility Study for Cape Sable Dams Restoration Phase II Environmental Assessment

This newsletter begins the Environmental Assessment (EA) process by requesting comments on the scope of analysis that will be conducted. The NPS invites the public to identify potential issues, concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EA.

The newsletter (see link below) provides background information, describes the purpose and need for action, and identifies preliminary alternatives and impact topics to be considered in the EA. It also describes how to submit comments and presents the project schedule.

The Engineering Analysis and Feasiblity of Reparing or Replacing Failed Dams report (see link below) provides in-depth information on the project area and preliminary alternatives that will be considered in the Environmental Assessment process.
Comment Period: Closed        Feb 4, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015
Topic Questions Instructions:
Please address the topic questions in your written comments.
Topic Questions:
1. Do you have any comments or concerns regarding the purpose, need and objectives for this project?
2. Do you have any comments or concerns regarding the preliminary project alternatives?
3. Do you have any suggestions regarding other alternatives for meeting the project purpose and need?
4. Are there any environmental issues or concerns you feel the NPS should address in the EA?
Document Content:
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