Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Policy Committee; Notice and Agenda for Meeting, 70670 [E8-27766]

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This presentation will address the new 5Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2010 to 2015. The OCS Policy Committee’s 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program Subcommittee will also report on its activities and future plans. Revenue Sharing and Former Moratoria Areas and Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act Eastern Gulf of Mexico Study Working Group. The OCS Policy Committee’s newly established Working Group will report on its activities and future plans. What Should OCS Policy Be Without Moratoria. This panel presentation will address the direction of OCS policy if there were no moratoria followed by open Committee discussion. U.S. Effort To Define Its Extended Continental Shelf (ECS). This presentation will provide an update on the efforts to date to define the ECS and related issues. The agenda for Wednesday, December 10 will cover the following principal subjects: MMS Regional Issues. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service (MMS)


Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Policy Committee; Notice and Agenda 
for Meeting

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The OCS Policy Committee will meet at the Washington Dulles 
Crowne Plaza Hotel in Herndon, Virginia.

DATES: Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, 
December 10, 2008, from 8:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Washington Dulles Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2200 Centreville 
Road, telephone (703) 471-6700.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jeryne Bryant at Minerals 
Management Service, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop 4001, Herndon, Virginia 
20170-4187. She can be reached by telephone at (703) 787-1211 or by 
electronic mail at jeryne.bryant@mms.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCS Policy Committee represents the 
collective viewpoint of coastal states, local government, environmental 
community, industry and other parties involved with the OCS Program. It 
provides policy advice to the Secretary of the Interior through the 
Director of the MMS on all aspects of leasing, exploration, 
development, and protection of OCS resources.
    The agenda for Tuesday, December 9 will cover the following 
principal subjects:
    MMS Environmental Studies. This presentation will provide an update 
on environmental studies awarded by the MMS in fiscal year (FY) 2008 
and those proposed for FY 2009.
    OCS Scientific Committee Update. This presentation will address 
current activities of the OCS Scientific Committee and its 
subcommittees.
    Supply of Energy Issue. This presentation will address the current 
and future domestic energy supply, unconventionals onshore and 
deepwater potential.
    5-Year Program 2010-2015. This presentation will address the new 5-
Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2010 to 2015. The OCS Policy 
Committee's 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program Subcommittee will 
also report on its activities and future plans.
    Revenue Sharing and Former Moratoria Areas and Gulf of Mexico 
Energy Security Act Eastern Gulf of Mexico Study Working Group. The OCS 
Policy Committee's newly established Working Group will report on its 
activities and future plans.
    What Should OCS Policy Be Without Moratoria. This panel 
presentation will address the direction of OCS policy if there were no 
moratoria followed by open Committee discussion.
    U.S. Effort To Define Its Extended Continental Shelf (ECS). This 
presentation will provide an update on the efforts to date to define 
the ECS and related issues.
    The agenda for Wednesday, December 10 will cover the following 
principal subjects:
    MMS Regional Issues. The Regional Directors will highlight 
activities off the California and Alaska coasts and the Gulf of Mexico.
    State Members' Round Table Discussion of Offshore Energy Issues. 
State representatives to the OCS Policy Committee will discuss offshore 
energy development (conventional and alternative) issues from the 
perspective of their respective states. This session will provide 
Committee members, MMS representatives, and other participants with a 
better and more comprehensive understanding of the various issues as 
perceived by the states and provide an update on their activities.
    OCS Alternative Energy Status. This presentation will provide an 
update on the MMS's OCS Alternative Energy Program that has been 
authorized to manage access and balance competing uses of the OCS while 
ensuring appropriate environmental safeguards. The OCS Policy 
Committee's OCS Alternative Energy Subcommittee will also report on its 
activities and future plans.
    Hard Minerals Subcommittee. This presentation will provide an 
update on the OCS Policy Committee's Hard Minerals Subcommittee 
activities and future plans.
    Committee Forum. Time has been set aside for the Committee members 
to have an open discussion on topics of interest in their respective 
fields.
    The meeting is open to the public. Approximately 100 visitors can 
be accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis.
    Upon request, interested parties may make oral or written 
presentations to the OCS Policy Committee. Such requests should be made 
no later than December 3, 2008, to Jeryne Bryant. Requests to make oral 
statements should be accompanied by a summary of the statement to be 
made. Please see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for address 
and telephone number.
    Minutes of the OCS Policy Committee meeting will be available for 
public inspection and copying at the MMS in Herndon, Virginia.

    Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, 5 
U.S.C. Appendix 1, and the Office of Management and Budget's 
Circular No. A-63, Revised.

    Dated: November 17, 2008.
Chris C. Oynes,
Associate Director for Offshore Energy and Minerals Management.
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