A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
USEITI Public Comment Period: February 25-April 9, 2012
Consistent with the February 24, 2012, Federal Register Notice, the first public comment period concerning formation of a multi-stakeholder group (MSG) that will implement USEITI closed on April 9, 2012. During the comment period, in addition to providing written comments to Interior through the website and via mail or fax, the public had an opportunity to provide oral comments at public listening sessions conducted in St. Louis, MO; Denver, CO; Houston, TX; and Washington, D.C.