[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 153 (Wednesday, August 8, 2012)]
[Page 47435]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19395]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R5-R-2012-N166; BAC-4311-K9-S3]

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Sussex County, DE; Draft 
Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; reopening of comment period.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), advise the 
public that we are reopening the public comment period for the draft 
comprehensive conservation plan and draft environmental impact 
statement (draft CCP/EIS) for Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge 
(NWR), located in Sussex County, Delaware. If you have previously 
submitted comments, please do not resubmit them. We have already 
incorporated them in the public record and will fully consider them in 
the final decision.

DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your comments no later than 
August 27, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any one of the following methods. 
You may also request hard copies or a CD-ROM of the documents.
    Email: northeastplanning@fws.gov. Please include ``Prime Hook NWR 
Draft CCP'' in the subject line of the message.
    Fax: Attention: Thomas Bonetti, 413-253-8468.
    U.S. Mail: Thomas Bonetti, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 300 
Westgate Center Drive, Hadley, MA 01035.
    In-Person Drop-off, Viewing, or Pickup: Call 302-684-8419 to make 
an appointment (necessary for view/pickup only) during regular business 
hours at Prime Hook NWR, 11978 Turkle Pond Road, Milton, DE 19968.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Stroeh, Project Leader, 302-
653-9345 (phone), or Thomas Bonetti, Planning Team Leader, 413-253-8307 
(phone); northeastplanning@fws.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 31, 2012, we published a Federal 
Register notice (77 FR 32131) announcing the availability of and 
requesting comments on the draft CCP/EIS for Prime Hook NWR in 
accordance with National Environmental Policy Act (40 CFR 1506.6(b)) 
requirements. We originally opened this comment period from May 31, 
2012, to August 6, 2012. For background and more information on the 
draft CCP/EIS, please see that notice. We are reopening the public 
comment period on the draft CCP/EIS in response to requests we have 

Public Availability of Documents

    In addition to any methods in ADDRESSES, you can view or obtain 
documents on the refuge Web site: http://www.fws.gov/northeast/planning/Prime%20Hook/ccphome.html.

Public Availability of Comments

    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment-including your personal identifying 
information-may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

    Dated: July 17, 2012.
Henry Chang,
Acting Regional Director, Northeast Region.
[FR Doc. 2012-19395 Filed 8-7-12; 8:45 am]