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Federal Register announcement below on extension of deadline to comment on draft Management Policies document for National Park System.

[Federal Register: July 30, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 146)]
[Page 40735]
>From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

[[Page 40735]]



National Park Service

Notice of Intent to Update National Park Service Policies for 
Managing the National Park System

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The National Park Service (NPS) is updating its policies for 
managing the National Park System. The policies are contained in Part 
One of a document titled Management Policies, which was last published 
in 1988. The comment period for interested parties to provide 
information or suggestions that should be considered by the NPS is 
hereby extended an additional 15 days, to August 30, 1998.

DATES: Information from interested parties will be accepted until 
August 30, 1998.

ADDRESSES: Send information or suggestions to Bernard Fagan, National 
Park Service, Office of Policy, 1849 C Street, NW, Room 
3230,Washington, D.C. 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernard Fagan at (202) 208-7469.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NPS is updating the policies governing 
management of the National Park System. These policies are contained in 
Part One of a document titled Management Policies (1988). New laws and 
technologies, new understandings of the environment, and changes in 
society necessitate re-examination of the 1988 policies, and revision 
where necessary. Organizations and individuals with an interest in NPS 
Management Policies are invited to provide information or suggestions 
that should be considered by NPS during the review process. Original 
notice of intent to update Management Policies was published in the 
Federal Register on June 30, 1998, wherein it was stated that comments 
would be accepted through August 15, 1998. This notice extends the 
comment period an additional 15 days, to August 30. The 1988 edition of 
Management Policies is posted on the Internet at &lt;http://www.nps.gov/
planning/mngmtplc/npsmptoc.html&gt;. If you are unable to access the 
Internet, and would like to receive a copy by mail, please contact 
Bernard Fagan at the address given above. The NPS expects to have a 
draft of the updated Management Policies available for public review 
and comment by December 30, 1998.

    Dated: July 23, 1998.
Loran G. Fraser,
Chief, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 98-20372 Filed 7-29-98; 8:45 am]

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