[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 124 (Friday, June 27, 2014)]
[Pages 36553-36554]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-15129]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R5-R-2014-N078; BAC-4311-K9]

Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Chatham, MA; Draft 
Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability; extension of public comment period.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), advise the 
public that we are extending the public review and comment period for 
the draft comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and environmental 
impact statement (EIS) for Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).

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DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive your written comments 
by October 10, 2014. We will hold public meetings during the public 
comment period. In addition, we will use special mailings, newspaper 
articles, Web site postings, and other media announcements to inform 
people of opportunities for input, including details on when and where 
public meetings will occur.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments or requests for more information by any 
one of the following methods:
     Email: northeastplanning@fws.gov. Include ``Monomoy NWR 
Draft CCP/EIS'' in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: Attention: Libby Herland, Project Leader, 978-443-
     U.S. Mail: Attention: Libby Herland, Project Leader, 
Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex, 73 Weir Hill 
Road, Sudbury, MA 01776.
     In-Person Drop Off: You may drop off comments during 
regular business hours at the above address.
    You will find the draft CCP/EIS, an Executive Summary, as well as 
information about the planning process, on the refuge's Web site: 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Libby Herland, 978-443-4661, x 11.



    On April 10, 2014, we published a Federal Register notice (79 FR 
19920) announcing the availability of the draft CCP/EIS for Monomoy NWR 
for public review and comment in accordance with National Environmental 
Policy Act (40 CFR 1506.6(b)) requirements. We originally opened the 
comment period from April 10, 2014, to June 9, 2014. We are extending 
the public comment period until October 10, 2014, in response to 
requests we have received from town of Chatham officials and local 
residents. For more information on the draft CCP/EIS and the planning 
process we followed, please see the April 2014 notice.

Public Involvement

    We will give the public an opportunity to provide input at public 
meetings. You can obtain the schedule from the addresses or Web site 
listed in this notice (see ADDRESSES). You may also submit written 
comments anytime during the public comment period.

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: June 10, 2014.
Deborah Rocque,
Acting Regional Director, Northeast Region.
[FR Doc. 2014-15129 Filed 6-26-14; 8:45 am]