30 CFR 580.2 - What is the purpose of this part?
The purpose of this part is to:
(a) Allow you to conduct prospecting activities or scientific research activities on the OCS in Federal waters related to hard minerals on unleased lands or on lands under lease to a third party.
(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.
(1) The U.S. Government's rights to access G&G data and information collected under permit on the OCS;
Title 30 published on 2014-07-01.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 30 CFR Part 580.