Port Access Route Study: Approaches to Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts
Notice number: 2022-13272
Date: Comments must be received on or before August 29, 2022
Coast Guard, DHS.
Notification of inquiry and public meetings; request for comments.
The Coast Guard is seeking additional information related to the notice of study that was published on March 31, 2022, regarding the Approaches to Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts Port Access Route Study (MNMPARS). Following a review of preliminary data and submitted comments, we have identified several areas of additional inquiry related to the study. We invite your comments and responses to the proposed questions and information requests as well as all other comments that address potential impacts to navigation within the area of study.
Comments and related material must be received on or before August 29, 2022. Commenters should be aware that the electronic Federal Docket Management System will not accept comments after midnight Eastern Daylight Time on the last day of the comment period.
Although the Coast Guard highly encourages comments and related material to be submitted directly to the electronic docket, five in-person public meetings will be held to provide an opportunity for oral comment on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., on Thursday, August 11, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, a virtual public meeting will also be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. via webinar and teleconference to provide an oral comment opportunity for those unable to attend the in-person events. See the “Public Participation and Request for Comments” portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for more information on the public meeting dates, times, and locations.
You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG-2022-0047 using the Federal eRulemaking Portal http://www.regulations.gov. See the “Public Participation and Request for Comments” portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments.
If you have questions about this supplemental notice of study, call or email LTJG Thomas Davis, First Coast Guard District (dpw), U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (617) 223-8632, email SMB-D1Boston-MNMPARS@uscg.mil.