To The U.S. House And Senate Remove The NPS ORV Rule And Restore Free And Open Access
  • Petitioning Rep. Walter Jones

This petition will be delivered to:

North Carolina-03
Rep. Walter Jones
Alaska
Sen. Lisa Murkowski
North Carolina
Sen. Richard Burr
Oklahoma
Sen. James Inhofe
Colorado
Sen. Mark Udall
North Carolina
Sen. Kay Hagan
West Virginia
Sen. Joe Manchin
Kentucky
Sen. Rand Paul

To The U.S. House And Senate Remove The NPS ORV Rule And Restore Free And Open Access

    1. Tony Kazulen II
    2. Petition by

      Tony Kazulen II

      uniontown, PA

This is of great importance because its effects will greatly impact the economy of Hatteras Island and the experience of visitors from all over the nation. This Recreational Seashore was set aside and dedicated “for the benefit and enjoyment of the American People”. With the new “rule” in place, an enormous loss of income will occur on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands as a result of closures and new restrictions. These new restrictions will have the effect of limiting commerce within the National Park Service fostered, tourism based, economies now extant within the eight villages surrounded by the Seashore. The Park Service was twice tasked with creating a rule for ORV use within the Seashore, and twice they failed. What they seek to do now is to “un-develop” the Seashore, that which Congress stated “which shall be developed for such uses (recreational) as needed” ( 16USC459 sec.4) And they do so in violation of law wherein congress directs them not to conduct an activity in derogation of the mission established by congress for this area without “direct and specific” authorization from the Congress. (16 USC459 sec.1a-1) It is time to return this Seashore to the people to whom it belongs and put an end to the bureaucratic nightmare that will destroy the lives of the residents of the islands and change forever the mission given NPS by congress.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. S486 Needs To Be Pushed

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      Click on CALL CONGRESS.. Tell The Senate To Move On This Bill, The Access Needs To Be Restored
      https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s486

      Preserving Public Access to Cape Hatteras Beaches Act (S. 486)

      GovTrack's Bill Summary We don't have a summary available yet. Library of Congress Summary The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress. 9/10/2013--Reported to Senate amended.

    2. The Beauty Of Cape Hatteras

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer
      Genero Project - Genero Storytellers on Genero.tv

      Cape Hatteras is a pristine coastline located at the farthest point of North Carolina creating the "Cape" of Hatteras. Its a tiny fishing village that was colonized by the original "Lost Colony", and has since remained an otherworldly location thanks to its stunning natural beauty and seclusion from the outside world.

    3. HR2954 Passes In The House

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      HR819 Introduced By Rep. Walter B. Jones (R)Nc Was Put Into A Package Bill HR 2954, Called The Public Access and Lands Improvement Act, And Was Voted On And Passed On February 6, 2014, We Still Need The Senate Vote To Bring This To The Presidents Desk For A Signature, Share This And Sign It To Support ORV And Pedestrian Access On The Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area, This Is About Being Able To Even Walk On The Beaches As The National Park Service(NPS) Has Closed 26 Miles Of The Seashore To Even Walking. You Cannot Step Foot On Those 26 Miles Anymore.....Please Watch This To See What Has Happened To The Seashore And It's Residents, And YOU, The Visitor!!
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFnitiNyZRc&feature=youtu.be

      America's Beach The People of Hatteras Island Outer Banks North Carolina

      Here is the full length feature documentary "America's Beach The People of Hatteras Island". Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hark-Productions/1414693626... and Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/HarkProductions

    4. Signatures

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      Let's get this petition buzzing again, In the first week we had almost 11k signatures, let's show nps that we want the rule overturned, Please retweet, email, fb it, get it going again!!!!!

    5. New Bills Introduced

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      New bills have been introduced this year,they are HR819 from Walter Jones(NC) And Senate bill S486 from Richard Burr (NC).. These are the same as hr4094 and s2372, New Year, so new bills...PLEASE write and email the members of congress and ask they support and co-sponsor this legislation...GET YOUR BEACHES BACK!!!

    6. S2372, Sits Idle As Of Now...

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      As S2372 Introduced By Richard Burr And Co-Sponsored By Kay Hagan & Joe Manchin III, We Need To Be Sharing This And Getting As Many People As We Can To Sign This, If The Current Administration Is Ousted, We Will Be Starting Over Again From Step One And Need To Be Far Ahead Of The Game With Thousands More Signed.

      We Stand A Greater Chance If We Get A New Administration In Office In November And This Should Fly Through The House And Senate If It Needs To Start Again From The Beginning, So PLEASE SHARE this Again To All Your Email And Facebook Contacts And Spread The Word, Audubon,SELC And The Other Groups Are Cutting Off Access Everywhere,Not Just In The OBX, What The Supporters Of These Groups Do Not Understand, Is That They Are Also Being Cut Out Of Being Able To Access These Pristine Beaches To Even Watch The Birds That They Love To See...

      Thank You To All Of You That Have Signed And Shared And Please Resend This To Your Contacts,Tweet It, Share It To Your Facebook Pages!!!

    7. Senator Richard Burr Introduced S.2372 & Kay Hagan Has Co_sponsored

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      FIND YOUR SENATOR HERE, AND ASK THEM TO SUPPORT SENATOR RICHARD BURR AND SENATOR KAY HAGAN IN SUPPORT OF S.2372
      A bill to authorize pedestrian and motorized vehicular access in Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area, and for other purposes.

      PLEASE WRITE YOUR STATE SENATORS AND ASK THEM TO JOIN SENATOR BURR & SENATOR HAGAN IN COSPONSORING THIS NEW BILL TO GET OUR BEACH ACCESS BACK!!!!

    8. Reached 20,000 signatures
    9. We are now on twitter

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      Follow us as we ask our congressmen and fellow americans help us get the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area back to the way congress promised!!

    10. SIGN &SHARE

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      PLEASE EVERYONE IF YOU SIGN THIS PETITION, PLEASE ASK AND SHARE WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS. THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU AND I'M SURE YOU WOULD WANT HELP. I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO HAS ALREADY SIGNED AND GIVE A THANK YOU TO ALL FUTURE SIGNATURES,AND IF ANYONE NEEDS HELP WITH AN ISSUE, CHECK US OUT ON FB . OBX II SUPPORT FREE & OPEN BEACHES.

    11. Reached 17,500 signatures
    12. THANKS FOR SIGNING AND SHARING THIS PETITION!!

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      PLEASE ONCE YOU HAVE SIGNED, SHARE THIS WITH YOUR EMAIL CONTACTS AND ALL YOUR FB FRIENDS AND ASK THEM TO DO THE SAME. WE REALLY NEED TO HIT THE 100K MARK, AND WITH YOUR HARD WORK AND SHARING IT EVERYDAY WE CAN DO THIS. I KNOW IT'S TOUGH SEEING IT EVERYDAY BUT THE QUICKER WE HIT THE MARK THE QUICKER WE ARE DONE AND ARE ON THE BEACHES TANNING AND FISHING!!! ALSO PUT IT ANY SURFING, KITE BOARDING,FISHING, OUTDOORS PAGES YOU CAN THINK OF. REMEMBER THERE IS POWER IN NUMBERS,AND WE NEED YOUR HELP. AND AGAIN THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP!!!!
      WE AS A GROUP CAN DO THIS!!!!!

    13. Reached 15,000 signatures
    14. Here Is The Legislation Congressman Walter B. Jones Introduced.. HR 4094

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Walter B. Jones (R-NC) introduced H.R. 4094, legislation that would restore reasonable pedestrian and motorized access to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area. The bill would overturn a final rule implemented by the National Park Service (NPS) two weeks ago, as well as the 2008 U.S. District court approved Consent Decree. Both the Rule and the Consent Decree excessively restrict human access to the Recreational Area. The bill would reinstitute the Park Service’s 2007 Interim Management Strategy (IMS) to govern visitor access and species protection in the Recreational Area. The Interim Strategy was backed up by a 113-page Biological Opinion issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service which found that it would not jeopardize the species of concern, namely piping plover and sea turtles. H.R. 4094 has been referred to the House Natural Resources Committee for further consideration. CONTACT YOUR LOCAL REP AND ASK FOR THEM TO CO-SPONSOR

    15. Reached 12,500 signatures
    16. Visit our FB page for more info

      Tony Kazulen II
      Petition Organizer

      This page is dedicated to inform people about the ongoing fight for FREE & OPEN BEACHES on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore RECREATIONAL AREA.... It will have information from many different sites and pages.

    17. Reached 500 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Adam Henderson COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA
      • about 1 month ago

      I have family here and it hurts me and many people I have met from different states who vacation here, to see these families going through economic turmoil. Don't go with the popular opinion like we all find ourselves doing today, but do what God put us here to do. That means going against the grain and helping our brothers and sisters, no matter what the cost. God bless.

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    • Judy Brizzolara SCENIC LAKES, NJ
      • about 1 month ago

      The shore is a part of nature that should be open to all who want to experience its peace.

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    • Mark Goldman SILVER SPRING, MD
      • 2 months ago

      I live there and rent a home there, and one of the biggest draws for tourists is the ability to drive on the beach to prime surf fishing spots.

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    • David Lunden BRADFORD, PA
      • 2 months ago

      I have been a Outer Banks fisherman/sportsman since 1973. The NPS has done nothing to benefit the fishing fun for 40 years. Many other friends will not go again because of the silly beach access rules. Now I am questioning my habit of visiting OBX, too. Leave it up to the NPS to ruin a great place!

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    • Harold Gracey NAGS HEAD, NC
      • 2 months ago

      Unreasonable and illogical restrictions on use of the beaches by humans is ruining the economy of Hatteras Island with no discernible positive impact on the environment.

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