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Released On: November 27, 2013

Reclamation Extends Goose Bay Marina Comment Period to Dec. 21
BILLINGS, Mont. -- The Bureau of Reclamation's Montana Area Office has extended comment period for the Goose Bay Marina Modernization Project Draft Environmental Assessment from Dec. 14 to Dec. 21, 2013.

"In response to feedback received during our latest round of public meetings, Reclamation is extending the comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment by seven days," said Brent Esplin, Montana Area Manager. "This extension reflects Reclamation's commitment to public involvement and ensures the public has ample time to review the project, and make informed comments that will assist us in making the best decision possible on the future of Goose Bay Marina."

For the latest information or to provide comments on the Goose Bay Modernization Plan, please visit www.usbr.gov/gp/mtao/canyonferry/goosebay/. Comments will be accepted until close of business Dec. 21, 2013.

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