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MMS Publishes EIS for Proposed 5-Year OCS Leasing Program
On May 2, 2007, the Minerals Management Service announced the public availability of its final Environmental Impact Statement for MMS' Proposed Final 5-Year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas leasing Program.

The 5-year leasing program schedules 8 sales in 4 Alaska planning areas, 12 sales in 3 Gulf of Mexico planning areas, and 1 sale in the Mid-Atlantic planning area. The final EIS is intended to support these lease sales.

  • Click to read MMS Federal Register notice of EIS
  • Click to read EIS

    MMS OCS Scientific Committee Meeting
    The Minerals Management Service announced that its Outer Continental Shelf Scientific Committee will meet in plenary session on May 22-24, 2007. The meeting will be open to the public, and will be held in New Orleans.

  • Click to read more about meeting

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