43 CFR 3420.3-2 - Expressions of leasing interest.
(a) A call for expressions of leasing interest may be made after areas acceptable for further consideration for leasing have been identified by land use planning completed consistent with the provisions of § 3420.1-4 of this subpart.
(b) Each call for expressions of leasing interest shall be published as a notice in the Federal Register and in at least 1 newspaper of general circulation in each affected state.
(c) All information submitted under this subpart shall be available for public inspection and copying upon request. Data which are considered proprietary shall not be submitted as part of an expression of leasing interest.