Contact TheIPD.US




Regulatory Actions
View Public Comments
Submit Comments

NMFS ITA for Gulf of Mexico
NMFS Acoustic Guidelines
NMFS IHA for Scripps

Science
  Best Available Science on Acoustic Effects on Marine Mammals
  Seismic vs. Sonar
  Physical Effects
 Behavioral Effects
  Models
  Sound Propagation
  Mitigation
 Extrapolation From Terrestrial Mammal Acoustic Effects to Marine Mammals
  Cumulative and Synergistic Effects
 Indirect Effects

  NMFS
 MMS
 MMC
 NAS
  US Navy
 Sperm Whale Seismic Study
 ICES
 Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Institute
 NRDC
 ACCOBAMS
 The Acoustic Ecology Institute
 ASCOBANS
 Fisheries and Oceans Canada
 Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Limited

Library
  Statutes
 Regulations
 Relevant NMFS Permits
 Major Studies and Reports

Comment on IPD
  Potential Research Projects
  Research Underway
  Structure of the IPD

CRE Interventions
  Agency Administrative Actions
  Rulemaking
  Litigation



















 

Soundings Archive

MMS Notices Intent to Prepare EIS for OCS Leases
On February 10, 2005, the Minerals Management Service published Federal Register notice of the agency's intent to perform an Environmental Impact Statement for Outer Continental Self oil and gas leases during the period 2007-2012. The MMS Federal Register notice requests public comment "on significant environmental issues attendant to OCS oil and gas leasing and development which should be evaluated in the EIS....The MMS plans to issue the proposed program and draft EIS in mid-summer 2006 for a 90-day comment period."
  • Click here for MMS Federal Register notice
  •  
    Copyright 2005 The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness.
    All rights reserved.