30 CFR 580.2 - What is the purpose of this part?
The purpose of this part is to:
(b) Ensure that you carry out prospecting activities or scientific research activities in a safe and environmentally sound manner so as to prevent harm or damage to, or waste of, any natural resources (including any hard minerals in areas leased or not leased), any life (including fish and other aquatic life), property, or the marine, coastal, or human environment.
(d) Inform you and third parties of:
(2) Reimbursement we will make for data and information that are submitted; and
(3) The proprietary terms of data and information that we retain.