BOEM Will Hold Public Meetings

BOEM
Monday, April 16, 2012

BOEM Will Hold Public Meetings on Draft EIS for Proposed G&G Activities in Mid- and South Atlantic Planning Areas.

 

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a series of public meetings to gather comments on the draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for proposed geological and geophysical (G&G) activities in the Mid- and South Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) planning areas.
 

The draft PEIS evaluates the environmental impacts of multiple G&G activities in these OCS planning areas, to determine if significant impacts on the Atlantic resources could occur as a result of G&G activities and, where needed, outlines mitigation and monitoring measures that will reduce or eliminate the potential for impacts.
 

The oil and gas industry needs accurate data on the location, extent and properties of hydrocarbon resources, as well as information on shallow geologic hazards and seafloor geotechnical properties, in order to explore, develop, produce and transport hydrocarbons safely and economically. BOEM also needs this information to fulfill its statutory responsibilities to ensure safe operations, support environmental impact analyses, protect the environment, ensure fair market value for leases, make royalty relief determinations and conserve oil and gas resources. To access the draft PEIS, go to www.boem.gov/oil-and-gas-energy-program/GOMR/GandG.aspx.

 

WHAT:           The public is invited to comment during these meetings on the draft programmatic EIS for the proposed (G&G) activities in the Mid and South Atlantic OSC planning areas.
WHY:              The PEIS evaluates the potential environmental effects of multiple G&G activities in these OCS planning areas and, where needed, outlines mitigation and monitoring measures that will reduce or eliminate potential impacts.
WHO:              BOEM representatives

WHEN:           April 16, 2012, at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm (EDT) at Jacksonville Marriott, 4670 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 32256

                        April 18, 2012, at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm (EDT) at Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Farm Street, Savannah, Ga. 31401

                        April 20, 2012, at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm (EDT) at Embassy Suites North Charleston, 5055 International Boulevard, Charleston, S.C. 29418

                        April 24, 2012, at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm (EDT) at Hilton Norfolk Airport, 500 N. Military Highway, Norfolk, Va. 23401

                        April 25, 2012, at 1:00 pm and 7 pm (EDT) at Doubletree Hotel Annapolis 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, MD  21401

                        April 26, 2012, at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm (EDT) at Hilton Wilmington Riverside, 301 N. Water Street, Wilmington, N.C. 28401
                       
                        April 26, 2012, at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm (EDT) at Sheraton Suites, 422 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, Del. 19801

                        April 27, 2012, at 1:00 pm (EDT) at Atlantic City Convention Center, One Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City, N.J. 08401
 

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