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Point of Rocks Fiber Optic Environmental Assessment
Development, Improvements, and Enhancements - 09/30/2011

Centurylink/Qwest is requesting an easement from FWP to install a fiber-optic cable through Point of Rocks FAS Upstream Parcel. The proposed action is an easement granted by FWP. The easement would allow Centurylink/Qwest to bury a fiber-optic cable in the easement area. Centurylink/Qwest is building its fiber-optic cable to provide upgraded communications infrastructure to Yellowstone National Park, and the communities of Gardiner and West Yellowstone located in southwest Montana. This Draft EA is available for review in Helena at FWP’s Headquarters, the State Library, and the Environmental Quality Council. It also may be obtained from FWP at the address provided above, or viewed on FWP’s Internet website: http://www.fwp.mt.gov . Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks invites you to comment on the attached proposal. The public comment period will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. October 14, 2011. Comments should be sent to the following:

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Point of Rocks Fiber Optic 1400 South 19th Avenue Bozeman, MT 59718 Or e-mailed to rheagney@mt.gov