Every five years, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) must generate a complete plan for upcoming leases on the OCS. In the current proposed plan, 13 leases would be offered, all in the Gulf of Mexico, down from 15 in the previous five-year plan.
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The Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) is now accepting public comments on their 2017-2022 Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program, which are due June 16.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday asked the U.S. government to reject applications for seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean, the first step toward allowing drilling for oil off the coast.
H.R. 1684, a bill to expand the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require foreign oil companies take responsibility for spill cleanup in the same way that domestic companies are, passed the House by voice vote this week.
In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the Framework Agreement for Early Restoration Addressing Injuries Resulting from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, notice is hereby given...
Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Oil Pollution Prevention; Spill Prevention, Control, And Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), “Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans” (EPA ICR No. 0328.17, OMB Control No. 2050-0021) to the Office of Management...
Members of industry are concerned that proposed rules on offshore oil and gas production will bring little safety improvement, while raising costs significantly.
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Draft Phase V Early Restoration Plan And Environmental Assessment Available
In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the Framework Agreement for Early Restoration Addressing Injuries Resulting from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Federal and State natural resource trustee agencies (Trustees) have prepared a Draft Phase V Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment (Draft Phase V ERP/EA) describing and proposing the first phase of the Florida Coastal Access Project.
Deepwater Horizon: Draft Programmatic Damage Assessment And Restoration Plan And Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Available
Notice Of Availability Of A Draft Programmatic Damage Assessment And Restoration Plan And Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement; Request For Comments.
Bureau Of Safety And Environmental Enforcement Submits Information Collection Request To Office Of Management And Budget To Renew Approval Of The Paperwork Under Oil-spill Response Requirements For Facilities Located Seaward Of The Coast Line
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to...