OMB/OIRA Reviewing DOI’s Arctic Rules

As of April 18, 2016, the U.S. Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, of the Office of Management and Budget, is reviewing the U.S. Department of Interior’s Arctic Rules, which DOI describes as, “proposed rules to promote safe, responsible, and effective drilling activities on the Arctic Continental Shelf, while also ensuring the protection of Alaska’s coastal communities and the marine environment.”

The OMB/OIRA review of these rules is being conducted pursuant to ExecutiveOorder 12866.

Click here for the OMB/OIRA website for this review.

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