30 CFR § 550.268 - How does BOEM respond to recommendations?
(a) Governor. The Regional Supervisor will accept those recommendations from the Governor that provide a reasonable balance between the National interest and the well-being of the citizens of each affected State. The Regional Supervisor will explain in writing to the Governor the reasons for rejecting any of his or her recommendations.
(b) Local governments and the public. The Regional Supervisor may accept recommendations from the executive of any affected local government or the public.
(c) Availability. The Regional Supervisor will make all comments and recommendations available to the public upon request.