30 CFR 550.182 - When may the Secretary cancel a lease at the exploration stage?

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§ 550.182 When may the Secretary cancel a lease at the exploration stage?

BOEM may not approve an exploration plan (EP) under 30 CFR part 550, subpart B, if the Regional Supervisor determines that the proposed activities may cause serious harm or damage to life (including fish and other aquatic life), property, any mineral deposits, the National security or defense, or to the marine, coastal, or human environment, and that the proposed activity cannot be modified to avoid the condition(s). The Secretary may cancel the lease if:

(a) The primary lease term has not expired (or if the lease term has been extended) and exploration has been prohibited for 5 years following the disapproval; or

(b)You request cancellation at an earlier time.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING
U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
U.S. Code: Title 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

Title 30 published on 2015-10-21

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  • 2016-10-12; vol. 81 # 197 - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    1. 81 FR 70357 - Leasing of Sulfur or Oil and Gas in the Outer Continental Shelf MMAA104000
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
      Final rule.
      Effective November 14, 2016.
      30 CFR Parts 550, 556, 559 and 560

Title 30 published on 2015-10-21.

The following are only the Rules published in the Federal Register after the published date of Title 30.

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  • 2016-10-12; vol. 81 # 197 - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    1. 81 FR 70357 - Leasing of Sulfur or Oil and Gas in the Outer Continental Shelf MMAA104000
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
      Final rule.
      Effective November 14, 2016.
      30 CFR Parts 550, 556, 559 and 560