BOEM Seeks Comment on Draft SEIS for GoM Oil and Gas

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has published a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for proposed oil and gas Central Planning Area (CPA) Lease Sales 241 and 247 and Eastern Planning Area (EPA) Lease Sale 226 in the Gulf of Mexico (CPA 241/247/EPA 226 Draft Supplemental EIS).

Proposed CPA Lease Sale 241 and EPA Lease Sale 226 are tentatively scheduled to be held in March 2016, and proposed CPA Lease Sale 247 is tentatively scheduled to be held in March 2017. The CPA 241/247/ EPA 226 Draft Supplemental EIS updates the environmental and socioeconomic analyses in previous EISs.

Comments on this Draft SEIS are due March 2, 2015.

Click here to here BOEM’s Federal Register notice of this Draft SEIS.

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