MMS Issues Environmental Impact Statement

Wednesday, November 07, 2007
The Minerals Management Service (MMS) issued a notice stating that it prepared a final programmatic environmental impact statement in support of establishment of a program for authorizing alternative energy and alternative use activities on the US outer continental shelf (OCS). The MMS is also inviting comments concerning authorization of activities on the OCS involving installation of meteorological or marine data collection facilities to assess alternative energy resources (e.g., wind, wave, and ocean current) or to test alternative energy technology to produce or support production of alternative energy. Comments should be submitted by January 7, 2008. [Source: HK Law]

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