#1. Use an opening sentence to establish your credibility

State who you are and summarize any of your experiences that are relevant to the topic of the proposal. Avid fish-eater will do. Bonus points for more.

#2. Report on scientific evidence

Providing additional supporting evidence helps strengthen your position by creating a stronger scientific foundation for action.

#3. Focus on the purpose and need of the DEIS

Comments that are solution oriented and provide specific examples are more effective than those that simply oppose the proposed project.

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For more tips and examples on commenting, visit the DEIS website or the Public Comment Project.