30 CFR 581.12 - Request for OCS mineral information and interest.

§ 581.12 Request for OCS mineral information and interest.
(a) When considering whether to offer OCS minerals for lease, the Secretary, upon the Department of the Interior's own initiative or as a result of a submission under § 581.11, may request indications of interest in the leasing of a specific OCS mineral, a group of OCS minerals, or all OCS minerals in the area being considered for lease. Requests for information and interest shall be published in the Federal Register and may be published elsewhere.
(b) States and local governments, industry, other Federal Agencies, and all interested parties (including the public) may respond to a request for information and interest. All information provided to the Secretary will be considered in the decision whether to proceed with additional steps leading to the offering of OCS minerals for lease.
(c) The Secretary may request specific information concerning the offering of a specific OCS mineral, a group of OCS minerals, or all OCS minerals in a broad area for lease or the offering of one or more discrete tracts which represent a minable orebody. The Secretary's request may ask for comments on OCS areas which have been determined to warrant special consideration and analysis. Requests may be for comments concerning geological conditions or archaeological resources on the seabed; multiple uses of the area proposed for leasing, including navigation, recreation and fisheries; and other socioeconomic, biological, and environmental information relating to the area proposed for leasing.

Title 30 published on 2014-07-01

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Title 30 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 30 CFR 581 after this date.

  • 2014-10-09; vol. 79 # 196 - Thursday, October 9, 2014
    1. 79 FR 61041 - Risk Management, Financial Assurance and Loss Prevention
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
      Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking--Extension of Public Comment Period.
      BOEM published the ANPR on August 19, 2014 (79 FR 49027) with a sixty day comment period. With this extension, comments must be received by November 17, 2014.
      30 CFR Parts 550, 551, 556, 581, 582 and 585