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Pinedale Online > News > December 2014 > BLM seeks comments on proposed rules for Killpecker Sand Dunes
BLM seeks comments on proposed rules for Killpecker Sand Dunes
Safety flags on vehicles, no glass containers, slower speed limits some of the proposed rules
by Bureau of Land Management
December 14, 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office is seeking public comments on proposed supplementary safety rules for the Killpecker Sand Dunes Recreation Site 23 miles northeast of Rock Springs, Wyoming.

The proposed supplementary rules would increase safety and maintain a high quality and unique experience for visitors to the Killpecker Sand Dunes by allowing the BLM to more effectively manage the area. The rules would require safety flags on all vehicles for better visibility in the 10,500-acre off-highway vehicle (OHV) open area, prohibit glass containers to decrease hazards in the OHV recreation area and limit speeds to 15 miles per hour or less within 500 feet of access roads to reduce traffic accidents.

More information on the Killpecker Sand Dunes Recreation Site is available at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Rock_Springs/rec/dunes.html.

More information on the proposed rules and the 2013 Killpecker Sand Dunes Recreation Site Facility Improvement Environmental Assessment are available at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/rsfo/Killpecker.html.

Public participation is a key component of the rule making process. The public is encouraged to identify and submit issues, concerns or ideas to help ensure clear and understandable final rules. Written substantive comments will be accepted until Feb. 9, 2015 and may be emailed to blm_wy_rsfo_sand_dunes@blm.gov with "Supplemental Rules" in the subject line; faxed to 307-352-0329; or mailed or delivered to the BLM Rock Springs Field Office, Attn: Supplemental Rules, 280 Highway 191 N., Rock Springs, WY 82901.

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

For more information, please contact Georgia Foster at 307-352-0327.

Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the individual above during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the below individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.


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