US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

CORPS SEEKS COMMENTS ON DOCUMENTS ABOUT PANTHER BAY PARK ON NORFORK LAKE

Published May 1, 2014
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MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -- The Army Corps of Engineers' Little Rock District is seeking public comments through June 2 on a proposal to rehabilitate existing structures and construct a multi-lane high water boat launch ramp and modern fishing tournament weigh-in facility and other associated recreational improvements at Panther Bay Park on Norfork Lake near Mountain Home, Arkansas.

The documents include a Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact that indicate the work would cause no significant adverse effects to the environment, and an Environmental Impact Statement will not be required.

Copies of the Environmental Assessment are available for viewing at the Corps' Mountain Home Project Office at 324 West 7th Street, in Mountain Home, and at the Baxter County Library, located at 300 Library Hill Lane in Mountain Home.

Written comments should be mailed to the Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office, 324 West 7th Street, Mountain Home, Ark. 72653 or by email to mark.eddings@usace.army.mil.  Comments must be post marked by June 2 to become part of the official record. For more information, call Mark Eddings at 501-340-1401.

Panther Bay Park is one of nine developed parks with campgrounds the Corps offers on Norfork Lake. This popular area has boat launching, picnic and group picnic facilities, 21 campsites, waterborne restrooms, swimming, and a playground.

News and recreation information can be found at www.about.me/usacelittlerock.


Contact
Mark Eddings
501-340-1401

Release no. 14-036