November 29, 2012

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BOEM PROVIDING 
OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLIC INPUT

 

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has completed a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), providing updated environmental and socioeconomic analysis for two proposed lease sales for oil and gas development in the Gulf of Mexico.

 

Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 233 is tentatively scheduled for 2013 in the Western Planning Area (WPA), offshore Texas; and Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 231 is scheduled for 2014 in the Central Planning Area (CPA), offshore the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

  

BOEM will hold public hearings to provide an opportunity for interested citizens and organizations to comment on the environmental impact statement. Comments will be used to prepare the final SEIS.   Find the original press release here.   And read the full schedule below.

 

 
SCHEDULE OF HEARINGS

 

Public hearings on the environmental impact statements will be held at the following locations:

For More Information:
 
John Filostrat
BOEM Public Affairs,
Gulf of Mexico
504-731-7815


The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) promotes energy independence, environmental protection and economic development through responsible, science-based management of offshore conventional and renewable energy. 


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