30 CFR 550.215 - What hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) information must accompany the EP?

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§ 550.215 What hydrogen sulfide (H 2S) information must accompany the EP?

The following H2S information, as applicable, must accompany your EP:

(a) Concentration. The estimated concentration of any H2S you might encounter while you conduct your proposed exploration activities.

(b) Classification. Under 30 CFR 250.490(c), a request that the BSEE Regional Supervisor classify the area of your proposed exploration activities as either H2S absent, H2S present, or H2S unknown. Provide sufficient information to justify your request.

(c) H 2 S Contingency Plan. If you ask the Regional Supervisor to classify the area of your proposed exploration activities as either H2S present or H2S unknown, an H2S Contingency Plan prepared under 30 CFR 250.490(f), or a reference to an approved or submitted H2S Contingency Plan that covers the proposed exploration activities.

(d) Modeling report. If you modeled a potential H2S release when developing your EP, modeling report or the modeling results, or a reference to such report or results if you have already submitted it to the Regional Supervisor.

(1) The analysis in the modeling report must be specific to the particular site of your proposed exploration activities, and must consider any nearby human-occupied OCS facilities, shipping lanes, fishery areas, and other points where humans may be subject to potential exposure from an H2S release from your proposed exploration activities.

(2) If any H2S emissions are projected to affect an onshore location in concentrations greater than 10 parts per million, the modeling analysis must be consistent with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) risk management plan methodologies outlined in 40 CFR part 68.

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U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
U.S. Code: Title 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

Title 30 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 30 CFR Part 550 after this date.

  • 2015-09-22; vol. 80 # 183 - Tuesday, September 22, 2015
    1. 80 FR 57092 - Updating Addresses and Contact Information in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
      Direct final rule.
      This rule is effective September 22, 2015.
      30 CFR Parts 519, 550, 551, 553, 556, 560, 580, 581, 582, and 585