Due to the recent government shutdown this event has been postponed.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a call for public comments on a new draft five-year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas leasing plan. BOEM’s – Draft Proposed Program (DPP) – calls for 19-of-47 lease sales in federal waters off Alaska coasts beginning in 2019 and ending in 2024. The DPP offers three lease sales each in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas, two in Cook Inlet, and one each in 11 other areas, including the Gulf of Alaska.
(BOEM) is hosting an open-house on Tuesday, January 23rd from 6-10pm at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska and is seeking public comment regarding the DPP. You can also submit your comments electronically online at Regulations.gov. Comments are due by March 9th, 2018.