National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Colorado River Management Plan, Grand Canyon National Park.
Pursuant to subsection 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, codified as amended at 42 U.S.C. subsection 4332 (2)(C), the National Park Service announces the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Colorado River Management Plan, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, Arizona. The FEIS describes and analyzes the environmental impacts of several alternatives, including a modified preferred alternative, for future management of public use of the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park, including the Lower Gorge. The analysis includes both commercial and non-commercial uses. The FEIS incorporates changes based on comments on the Draft EIS, and includes the responses to public comments.
The National Park Service will execute a Record of Decision (ROD) no sooner than 30 days following publication by the Environmental Protection Agency of the Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement.
Copies of the Final Environmental Impact Statement are available online at www.nps.gov/grca/crmp or from the office of the Superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park, P.O. Box 129, Grand Canyon, Arizona 86023. The document is also available on the Internet at: http://planning.nps.gov/plans.cfm.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mary Killeen, Special Assistant, Grand Canyon National Park, 928-638-7885.Start Signature
Dated: September 28, 2005.
Michael D. Snyder,
Acting Director, Intermountain Region, National Park Service.
[FR Doc. 05-21595 Filed 10-28-05; 8:45 am]
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