Category Archives: Colorado River Management Plan / History / Legal

Everything you ever wanted to know about the CRMP!

GCPBA’S FEIS Summary

November 18, 2005 The following information has been developed by Grand Canyon Private Boaters Association after a review of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) developed by the National Park Service (NPS) for the Colorado River Management Plan (CRMP).  This … Continue reading

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CRMP History

With the imminent 1997 revision of the Colorado River Management Plan (CRMP), a review of earlier plans provides an invaluable historical perspective.  The first CRMP was completed in 1979 and took effect in January 1980.  It evolved from recognition of … Continue reading

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Final CRMP EIS

Colorado River Management Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement Colorado River Management Plan November 2005Available below is the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Colorado River Management Plan (CRMP) for Grand Canyon National Park. Copies of the FEIS can be … Continue reading Continue reading

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River Office Update: FEIS was released today.

The following is the National Park Service November, 2005, announcement of the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement to revise the Colorado River Management Plan: The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) to revise the Colorado River Management Plan (CRMP) … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thank You Letter to Superintendent Alston

Superintendent Joe Alston Grand Canyon National Park Box 129 Grand Canyon, AZ 86023 November 17, 2005 Dear Superintendent Alston, The Board of the Grand Canyon Private Boaters Association (GCPBA) wants to thank you and the entire Colorado River Management Plan … Continue reading Continue reading

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FEIS Charts

For those that prefer to see charts and graphs for analysis of the FEIS, we have put a few together for your consideration (November, 2005). Continue reading

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Will Another Lawsuit Help or Hinder?

Published by GCPBA January, 2006. The National Park Service (NPS) just released the proposed Colorado River Management Plan (CRMP) and its associated environmental document, the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).  Private boaters have made huge gains in the plan. The … Continue reading Continue reading

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Questions, Questions – The GCNP’S Frequently Asked Questions About The New Colorado River Management Plan

November, 2005 1. How are the modified preferred alternatives in the Final EIS different than current conditions? Please see the document titled “Key Changes in the FEIS from Current Conditions”. 2. How are the modified preferred alternatives in the Final … Continue reading Continue reading

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GCPBA Comments on Proposed NPS Management Policies

February 2006 Our organization, the Grand Canyon Private Boaters Association (GCPBA), wishes to comment on selected features of the proposed updated National Park Service (NPS) Management Policies.  GCPBA is a non-profit organization dedicated to advocacy on issues surrounding access to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Memorandum of Agreement

January 2005 MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT It is hereby stipulated to and agreed by and between the Grand Canyon River Outfitters Association, the Grand Canyon Private Boaters Association, American Whitewater, and the Grand Canyon River Runners Association (collectively, “the Parties”) that: … Continue reading Continue reading

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