30 CFR 581.13 - Joint State/Federal coordination.

§ 581.13 Joint State/Federal coordination.
(a) The Secretary may invite the adjacent State Governor(s) to join in, or the adjacent State Governor(s) may request that the Secretary join in, the establishment of a State/Federal task force or some other joint planning or coordination arrangement when industry interest exists for OCS mineral leasing or geological information appears to support the leasing of OCS minerals in specific areas. Participation in joint State/Federal task forces or other arrangements will afford the adjacent State Governor(s) opportunity for access to available data and information about the area; knowledge of progress made in the leasing process and of the results of subsequent exploration and development activities; facilitate the resolution of issues of mutual interest; and provide a mechanism for planning, coordination, consultation, and other activities which the Secretary and the Governor(s) may identify as contributing to the leasing process.
(b) State/Federal task forces or other such arrangements are to be constituted pursuant to such terms and conditions (consistent with Federal law and these regulations) as the Secretary and the adjacent State Governor(s) may agree.
(c) State/Federal task forces or other such arrangements will provide a forum which the Secretary and adjacent State Governor(s) may use for planning, consultation, and coordination on concerns associated with the offering of OCS minerals other than oil, gas, or sulphur for lease.
(d) With respect to the activities authorized under these regulations each State/Federal task force may make recommendations to the Secretary and adjacent State Governor(s) concerning:
(1) The identification of areas in which OCS minerals might be offered for lease;
(2) The potential for conflicts between the exploration and development of OCS mineral resources, other users and uses of the area, and means for resolution or mitigation of these conflicts;
(3) The economic feasibility of developing OCS mineral resources in the area proposed for leasing;
(4) Potential environmental problems and measures that might be taken to mitigate these problems;
(5) Development of guidelines and procedures for safe, environmentally responsible exploration and development practices; and
(6) Other issues of concern to the Secretary and adjacent State Governor(s).
(e) State/Federal task forces or other such arrangements might also be used to conduct or oversee research, studies, or reports (e.g., Environmental Impact Statements).

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U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
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Title 30 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-08-19; vol. 79 # 160 - Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    1. 79 FR 49027 - Risk Management, Financial Assurance and Loss Prevention
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
      Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR).
      BOEM will consider all comments received by midnight of October 20, 2014. BOEM cannot commit to considering comments received after midnight on October 20, 2014.
      30 CFR Parts 550, 551, 556, 581, 582 and 585