30 CFR 550.270 - What decisions will BOEM make on the DPP or DOCD and within what timeframe?

§ 550.270 What decisions will BOEM make on the DPP or DOCD and within what timeframe?
(a) Timeframe. The Regional Supervisor will act on your deemed-submitted DPP or DOCD as follows:
(1) The Regional Supervisor will make a decision within 60 calendar days after the latest of the day that:
(i) The comment period provided in § 550.267(a)(1), (a)(2), and (b) closes;
(ii) The final EIS for a DPP is released or adopted; or
(iii) The last amendment to your proposed DOCD is received by the Regional Supervisor.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (a)(1) of this section, BOEM will not approve your DPP or DOCD until either:
(i) All affected States with approved CZMA programs concur, or have been conclusively presumed to concur, with your DPP or DOCD consistency certification under section 307(c)(3)(B)(i) and (ii) of the CZMA (16 U.S.C. 1456(c)(3)(B)(i) and (ii)); or
(ii) The Secretary of Commerce has made a finding authorized by section 307(c)(3)(B)(iii) of the CZMA (16 U.S.C. 1456(c)(3)(B)(iii)) that each activity described in the DPP or DOCD is consistent with the objectives of the CZMA, or is otherwise necessary in the interest of National security.
(b) BOEM decision. By the deadline in paragraph (a) of this section, the Regional Supervisor will take one of the following actions:
The regional supervisor will . . . If . . . And then . . .
(1) Approve your DPP or DOCD, It complies with all applicable requirements, The Regional Supervisor will notify you in writing of the decision and may require you to meet certain conditions, including those to provide monitoring information.
(2) Require you to modify your proposed DPP or DOCD, It fails to make adequate provisions for safety, environmental protection, or conservation of natural resources or otherwise does not comply with the lease, the Act, the regulations prescribed under the Act, or other Federal laws, The Regional Supervisor will notify you in writing of the decision and describe the modifications you must make to your proposed DPP or DOCD to ensure it complies with all applicable requirements.
(3) Disapprove your DPP or DOCD, Any of the reasons in § 550.271 apply, (i) The Regional Supervisor will notify you in writing of the decision and describe the reason(s) for disapproving your DPP or DOCD; and(ii) BOEM may cancel your lease and compensate you under 43 U.S.C. 1351(h)(2)(C) and the implementing regulations in §§ 550.183 through 550.185 and 30 CFR 556.77.

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Title 30 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2015-04-20; vol. 80 # 75 - Monday, April 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 21670 - Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf—Requirements for Exploratory Drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
      Extension of comment period for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
      The comment period for the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published on February 24, 2015, (80 FR 9916) has been extended. Written comments must be received by the extended due date of May 27, 2015. BOEM and BSEE may not fully consider comments received after this date. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the proposed rulemaking by any of the following methods. Please use the Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) 1082-AA00 as an identifier in your message. For comments specifically related to the draft Environmental Assessment conducted under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), please refer to NEPA in the heading of your message. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. In the entry entitled “Enter Keyword or ID”, enter BSEE-2013-0011 then click search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view supporting and related materials available for this rulemaking. BOEM and BSEE may post all submitted comments in their entirety. • Mail or hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior (DOI); Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; Attention: Regulations and Standards Branch; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, Virginia 20166. Please reference “Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf—Requirements for Exploratory Drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf, 1082-AA00” in your comments and include your name and return address. Please note that this address for BSEE is new; however, any comments already submitted to BSEE's former address (381 Elden Street, Herndon, Virginia 20181) do not need to be resubmitted to the new address. • Public Availability of Comments—Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
      30 CFR Parts 250 and 254