Environmental Documents Prepared for Proposed Oil, Gas, and Mineral Operations by the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region, 17506-17509 [E9-8525]

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Dated: April 10, 2009. Jayson P. Ahern, Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. E9–8661 Filed 4–14–09; 8:45 am] rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS BILLING CODE 9110–06–P Underpayments (percent) 063075 013176 013178 013180 013182 123182 063083 123184 063085 123185 063086 123186 093087 123187 033188 093088 033189 093089 033191 123191 033192 093092 063094 093094 033195 063095 033196 063096 033198 123198 033199 033100 033101 063001 123101 123102 093003 033104 063004 093004 033105 093005 063006 123107 033108 063008 093008 123108 033109 063009 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Environmental Documents Prepared for Proposed Oil, Gas, and Mineral Operations by the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of the availability of environmental documents prepared for OCS mineral proposals by the Gulf of Mexico OCS region. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:44 Apr 14, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Overpayments (percent) 6 9 7 6 12 20 16 11 13 11 10 9 9 10 11 10 11 12 11 10 9 8 7 8 9 10 9 8 9 8 7 8 9 8 7 6 5 4 5 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 6 5 4 6 9 7 6 12 20 16 11 13 11 10 9 8 9 10 9 10 11 10 9 8 7 6 7 8 9 8 7 8 7 7 8 9 8 7 6 5 4 5 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 6 5 4 Corporate overpayments (Eff. 1–1–99) (percent) ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ ............................ 6 7 8 7 6 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 5 4 3 SUMMARY: Minerals Management Service (MMS), in accordance with Federal Regulations that implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), announces the availability of NEPArelated Site-Specific Environmental Assessments (SEA) and Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSI), prepared by MMS for the following oil-, gas-, and mineral-related activities proposed on the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic OCS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Public Information Unit, Information Services Section at the number below. Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, Attention: Public E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 15, 2009 / Notices Information Office (MS 5034), 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Room 114, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–2394, or by calling 1–800–200–GULF. MMS prepares SEAs and FONSIs for proposals that relate to exploration, development, production, and transport of oil, gas, and mineral resources on the Federal OCS. These SEAs examine the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: potential environmental effects of activities described in the proposals and present MMS conclusions regarding the significance of those effects. Environmental Assessments are used as a basis for determining whether or not approval of the proposals constitutes major Federal actions that significantly affect the quality of the human environment in the sense of NEPA Section 102(2)(C). A FONSI is prepared in those instances where MMS finds that approval will not result in significant effects on the quality of the human environment. The FONSI briefly presents the basis for that finding and includes a summary or copy of the SEA. This notice constitutes the public notice of availability of environmental documents required under the NEPA Regulations. Activity/operator Location WesternGeco, LLC, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA L08–09. Dominion Exploration & Production, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 05–013A/014A. Apache Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 002A/014A. W & T Offshore, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 016A. EMGS Americas, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA L08–33. Maritech Resources, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 07– 143A. Maritech Resources, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 07– 074A/138A/139A. Merit Energy Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 095. Maritech Resources, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 01– 038B. Apache Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 06–147A Located in the central Gulf of Mexico south of Fourchon, Louisiana. West Cameron, Block 570, Lease OCS–G 05188, located 103 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Ship Shoal, Block 207, Lease OCS–G 01523, located 334 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Main Pass, Block 141, Lease OCS–G 09710, located 17 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Located in the central and western Gulf of Mexico south of Cameron, Louisiana. Eugene Island, Block 116, Lease OCS–G 00478, located 46 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Marsh Island, Block 233, Lease OCS–G 11929, located 20 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. East Cameron, Block 32, Lease OCS–G 04777, located 8 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Eugene Island, Block 305, Lease OCS–G 02108, located 73 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Grand Isle, Block 20, Lease OCS–G 03596, located 9 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Brazos, Block 542, Lease OCS–G 12465, located 31 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Eugene Island, Block 305, Lease OCS–G 02108, located 73 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Located off the coast of St. Johns County, Florida, on the Federal OCS of the Atlantic Ocean. Located in the western Gulf of Mexico south of Galveston, Texas. Located in the central and eastern Gulf of Mexico south of Mobile, Alabama. High Island, Block A352, Lease OCS–G 24424, located 102 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Located off the coast of Longboat Key, Florida, on the Federal OCS of the Gulf of Mexico. West Cameron, Block 182, Lease OCS–G 15062, located 30 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Matagorda Island, Block 651, Lease OCS–G 06045, located 23 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Matagorda Island, Block 672, Lease OCS–G 10198, located 27 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Mustang Island, Block 785, Lease OCS–G 08975, located 28 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Mustang Island, Block A22, Lease OCS–G 04536, located 36 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. West Cameron, Block 63, Lease OCS–G 24705, located 12 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Matagorda Island, Block 651, Lease OCS–G 06045, located 23 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Grand Isle, Block 47, RUE–G 30014, located 24 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Located in the central Gulf of Mexico south of Fourchon, Louisiana. Located south of Mississippi and Alabama in the OCS of the Gulf of Mexico. High Island, Block A522, Lease OCS–G 03949, Wells B005 & B006, located 92 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. West Delta, Block 57, Lease OCS–G 10878, located 3 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. West Delta, Block 70, Lease OCS–G 00182, located 23 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Mariner Energy, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–129 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS Maritech Resources, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 01– 038C. Coastal Technology Corporation, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA E–7–01. Fairfield Industries, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA L08–59. EMGS Americas, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA M08–01. Ridgelake Energy, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 022. Coastal Planning & Engineering, Inc., Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA M08–05. Seneca Resources Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/ SR 08–124A. Merit Energy Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 111. Merit Energy Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 109. Merit Energy Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 108. Merit Energy Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 113. Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–139 Merit Energy Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 111A. Wild Well Control, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 154. TGS–NOPEC Geophysical Company L.P., Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA L08–76. EMGS Americas, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA L08–67. Mariner Energy, Inc., Well Conductor Removal, SEA ES/SR APMs HI A552–B005/B006. Beryl Oil & Gas L.P., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–098A BP America Production Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–045. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:44 Apr 14, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17507 E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM Date 15APN1 3/21/2008 5/9/2008 5/21/2008 6/11/2008 6/16/2008 6/18/2008 6/18/2008 7/2/2008 7/25/2008 7/30/2008 8/1/2008 8/1/2008 8/1/2008 8/15/2008 8/20/2008 8/28/2008 8/29/2008 8/29/2008 9/8/2008 9/8/2008 9/8/2008 9/8/2008 9/9/2008 9/10/2008 9/11/2008 9/22/2008 9/22/2008 9/24/2008 10/2/2008 10/3/2008 17508 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 15, 2009 / Notices Activity/operator Location BP America Production Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–046. Helis Oil & Gas Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–160. Helis Oil & Gas Company, LLC, Structure Removal, SEA ES/ SR 08–161. Helis Oil & Gas Company, LLC, Structure Removal, SEA ES/ SR 08–159/162. West Delta, Block 94, Lease OCS–G 00839, located 27 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Galveston, Block 396, Lease OCS–G 23546, located 19 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. East Cameron, Block 131, Lease OCS–G 21068, located 38 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Galveston, Block 418, Lease OCS–G 10921, located 21 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline; Brazos, Block 17, Lease OCS–G 22190, located 32 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. West Cameron, Block 43, Lease OCS–G 16107, located 6 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Located off the coast of Flagler County, Florida, Federal OCS of the Atlantic Ocean. Vermilion, Block 201, Lease OCS–G 27862, located 55 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. High Island, Block A327, Lease OCS–G 02418, located 109 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. South Padre Island, Block 1145, Lease OCS–G 24304, located 16 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. South Pass, Block 45, Lease OCS–G 04479, located 7 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 131, Lease OCS–G 00457, located 28 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Matagorda Island, Block 633, Lease OCS–G 06042, located 14 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Eugene Island, Block 276, Lease OCS–G 00989, located 63 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. High Island, Block A5, Lease OCS–G 17156, located 38 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Main Pass, Block 069, Lease OCS–G 00372, located 12 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Timbalier, Block 172, Lease OCS–G 01256, located 39 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Located in the central Gulf of Mexico south of Fourchon, Louisiana. Located in the central Gulf of Mexico south of Fourchon, Louisiana. Located in the central Gulf of Mexico south of Cameron, Louisiana. Located in the western, central and eastern Gulf of Mexico .... Helis Oil & Gas Company, LLC, Structure Removal, SEA ES/ SR 08–163. Coastal Technology Corporation, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA E–8–02/03. Newfield Exploration Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/ SR 08–164. Energy Partners, Ltd., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 07– 092A. Prime Offshore, LLC, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–155 GOM Shelf, LLC, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–013A .... Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–119 GOM Shelf, LLC, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–040A .... Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 060A. Apache Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–035A W & T Offshore, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–166 Arena Offshore, LLC, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–165 WesternGeco, LLC, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA L08–77. WesternGeco, LLC, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA L08–82. CGGVeritas, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA L08–83. Fugro Multi-Client Services, Inc., Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA M08–11. Forest Oil Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 157/158. Mariner Energy, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–130/ 132. Spectrum Geo, Inc., Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA M08–07/08/09. Hunt Petroleum (AEC), Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–172. PGS Geophysical, Geological & Geophysical Prospecting for Mineral Resources, SEA M08–10. Energy Partners, Ltd., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–156 PXP Gulf Coast, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–173 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS W & T Offshore, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–153 Callon Petroleum Operating Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–147. Apache Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08– 038A/039A. Devon Energy Production Company, L.P., Vertical Seismic Profile Ancillary Activities, SEA R–4901 AA. Devon Energy Production Company, L.P., Vertical Seismic Profile Ancillary Activities, SEA R–4900 AA. Devon Energy Production Company, L.P., Vertical Seismic Profile Ancillary Activities, SEA R–4904 AA. Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 07– 053A. Palace Operating Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–176. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:44 Apr 14, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Date 10/3/2008 10/6/2008 10/6/2008 10/6/2008 10/6/2008 10/7/2008 10/7/2008 10/9/2008 10/10/2008 10/10/2008 10/10/2008 10/11/2008 10/17/2008 10/17/2008 10/24/2008 10/28/2008 10/30/2008 10/30/2008 10/31/2008 10/31/2008 West Cameron, Blocks 315 & 314, Leases OCS–G 08407 & 08406 respectively, located 42 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. High Island, Blocks A–551 & A–552, Leases OCS–G 03757 & 03949 respectively, located 100 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Located in the eastern Gulf of Mexico ...................................... 10/31/2008 Main Pass, Block 88, Lease OCS–G 23946, located 43 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Located in the central and eastern Gulf of Mexico ................... 11/25/2008 Vermilion, Block 320, Lease OCS–G 02087, located 87 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Chandeleur, Block 30, Lease OCS–G 24002, located 42 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Galveston, Block 351, Lease OCS–G 24366, located 23 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. North Padre Island, Block 913, Lease OCS–G 22158, located 32 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. High Island, Block 169, Lease OCS–G 14161, located 30 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. Keathley Canyon, Block 291, Lease OCS–G 19545, located 195 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana. Walker Ridge, Block 249, Lease OCS–G 16969, located 160 miles south of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Walker Ridge, Block 249, Lease OCS–G 16969, located 160 miles south of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Eugene Island, Block 214, Lease OCS–G 00977, located 48 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Main Pass, Block 57, Lease OCS–G 19851, located 20 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. 12/1/2008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1 11/21/2008 11/21/2008 11/28/2008 12/4/2008 12/4/2008 12/4/2008 12/5/2008 12/5/2008 12/5/2008 12/9/2008 12/12/2008 12/12/2008 17509 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 15, 2009 / Notices Activity/operator Location Mariner Energy, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–168/ 171. Mariner Energy, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–167 West Cameron, Block 226, Lease OCS–G 05293, located 42 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. South Marsh Island, Block 11, Lease OCS–G 01182, located 37 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Ship Shoal, Block 149, Lease OCS–G 00434, located 33 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. East Cameron, Block 336, Lease OCS–G 03388, located 106 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Keathley Canyon, Block 872, Lease OCS–G 25823, located 236 miles south of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. Vermilion, Block 284, Lease OCS–G 09508, located 84 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Ship Shoal, Block 291, Lease OCS–G 02923, located 60 miles from the nearest Louisiana shoreline. Brazos, Block A2, Lease OCS–G 25518, located 12 miles from the nearest Texas shoreline. W & T Offshore, Inc., Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–174 Apache Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–051 Repsol E&P USA, Inc., Velocity Survey Operations to Collect Seismic Data, SEA R–4905 AA. Apache Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–178 Apache Corporation, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–179 Hunt Oil Company, Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR 08–177 .... Persons interested in reviewing environmental documents for the proposals listed above or obtaining information about SEAs and FONSIs prepared by the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region are encouraged to contact MMS at the address or telephone listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Dated: April 7, 2009. Lars Herbst, Regional Director, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. [FR Doc. E9–8525 Filed 4–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service General Management Plan, Termination of Environmental Impact Statement in Favor of an Environmental Assessment, Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico National Park Service, Department of Interior. ACTION: Notice of Termination of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the General Management Plan for Aztec Ruins National Monument, in favor of an Environmental Assessment (EA). rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Park Service (NPS) is terminating preparation of an EIS for the General Management Plan for Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico. A Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS for the Aztec Ruins National Monument General Management Plan was published in the Federal Register on October 8, 2003 (68 FR 58130), and followed by a scoping newsletter. The NPS has since determined that an EA rather than an EIS is the appropriate level of environmental documentation for the plan. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:44 Apr 14, 2009 Jkt 217001 The General Management Plan will establish the overall management direction for the next 15 to 20 years. Five scoping information meetings were conducted in October 2003 with American Indian tribes and the general public at the park, and in the cities of Aztec, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Gallup, New Mexico. Initial scoping did not result in significant impacts being identified by the public. Additionally, the preliminary analysis of the alternatives does not indicate that significant impacts will result from implementation of any of the alternatives. The NPS planning team has developed three alternatives, including the No Action Alternative (1)—Continuation of Existing Conditions, and two action alternatives. All alternatives respond in various degrees to the ideas presented during scoping. The two action alternatives (2 and 3) would expand park-related functions within the boundary, would focus preservation activities within the boundary on resources throughout the monument, and would increase visitor understanding and enjoyment by expanding interpretation to include more resources and research within the monument. The Proposed Action (Alternative 3) would place major emphasis on partnerships, civic engagement, and collaborative management opportunities to address issues within the park boundary, and would promote collaboration and partnerships to help preserve ruins throughout the region. These alternatives will be expanded upon and refined through the planning process. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: The NPS will notify the public by mail, Web site, and other means, of public review periods and meetings associated with the Draft GMP/EA. All public review and other written public information will be made available PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date 12/12/2008 12/17/2008 12/17/2008 12/19/2008 12/22/2008 12/22/2008 12/23/2008 12/29/2008 Online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/ azru. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Carruth, Superintendent, Aztec Ruins National Monument, #84 County Road 2900, Aztec, New Mexico 87410; telephone, (505) 334–6174, extension 222; e-mail azru_superintendent@nps.gov. Dated: April 1, 2009. Rick M. Frost, Acting Regional Director, Intermountain Region, National Park Service. [FR Doc. E9–8667 Filed 4–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–ET–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) Advisory Committee AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 106– 148, the NCGMP Advisory Committee will meet in Room 324 of Brooks Hall at West Virginia University, 98 Beechurst Ave, Morgantown, WV 26506. The Advisory Committee, comprising scientists from Federal agencies, State agencies, academic institutions, and private companies, shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey on planning and implementation of the geologic mapping program. The Committee will hear updates on progress of the NCGMP towards fulfilling the purposes of the National Geological Mapping Act of 1992; the Federal, State, and educational components of the NCGMP; and the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. The E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Environmental Documents Prepared for Proposed Oil, Gas, and 
Mineral Operations by the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) 
Region

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of the availability of environmental documents prepared 
for OCS mineral proposals by the Gulf of Mexico OCS region.

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SUMMARY: Minerals Management Service (MMS), in accordance with Federal 
Regulations that implement the National Environmental Policy Act 
(NEPA), announces the availability of NEPA-related Site-Specific 
Environmental Assessments (SEA) and Findings of No Significant Impact 
(FONSI), prepared by MMS for the following oil-, gas-, and mineral-
related activities proposed on the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic OCS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Public Information Unit, Information 
Services Section at the number below. Minerals Management Service, Gulf 
of Mexico OCS Region, Attention: Public

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Information Office (MS 5034), 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Room 114, 
New Orleans, Louisiana 70123-2394, or by calling 1-800-200-GULF.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MMS prepares SEAs and FONSIs for proposals 
that relate to exploration, development, production, and transport of 
oil, gas, and mineral resources on the Federal OCS. These SEAs examine 
the potential environmental effects of activities described in the 
proposals and present MMS conclusions regarding the significance of 
those effects. Environmental Assessments are used as a basis for 
determining whether or not approval of the proposals constitutes major 
Federal actions that significantly affect the quality of the human 
environment in the sense of NEPA Section 102(2)(C). A FONSI is prepared 
in those instances where MMS finds that approval will not result in 
significant effects on the quality of the human environment. The FONSI 
briefly presents the basis for that finding and includes a summary or 
copy of the SEA.
    This notice constitutes the public notice of availability of 
environmental documents required under the NEPA Regulations.

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       Activity/operator                 Location              Date
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WesternGeco, LLC, Geological &   Located in the central        3/21/2008
 Geophysical Prospecting for      Gulf of Mexico south
 Mineral Resources, SEA L08-09.   of Fourchon, Louisiana.
Dominion Exploration &           West Cameron, Block            5/9/2008
 Production, Inc., Structure      570, Lease OCS-G
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 05-013A/      05188, located 103
 014A.                            miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Apache Corporation, Structure    Ship Shoal, Block 207,        5/21/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-002A/      Lease OCS-G 01523,
 014A.                            located 334 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
W & T Offshore, Inc., Structure  Main Pass, Block 141,         6/11/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-016A.      Lease OCS-G 09710,
                                  located 17 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
EMGS Americas, Geological &      Located in the central        6/16/2008
 Geophysical Prospecting for      and western Gulf of
 Mineral Resources, SEA L08-33.   Mexico south of
                                  Cameron, Louisiana.
Maritech Resources, Inc.,        Eugene Island, Block          6/18/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     116, Lease OCS-G
 07-143A.                         00478, located 46
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Maritech Resources, Inc.,        South Marsh Island,           6/18/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Block 233, Lease OCS-G
 07-074A/138A/139A.               11929, located 20
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Merit Energy Company, Structure  East Cameron, Block 32,        7/2/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-095.       Lease OCS-G 04777,
                                  located 8 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Maritech Resources, Inc.,        Eugene Island, Block          7/25/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     305, Lease OCS-G
 01-038B.                         02108, located 73
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Apache Corporation, Structure    Grand Isle, Block 20,         7/30/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 06-147A.      Lease OCS-G 03596,
                                  located 9 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Mariner Energy, Inc., Structure  Brazos, Block 542,             8/1/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-129.       Lease OCS-G 12465,
                                  located 31 miles from
                                  the nearest Texas
                                  shoreline.
Maritech Resources, Inc.,        Eugene Island, Block           8/1/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     305, Lease OCS-G
 01-038C.                         02108, located 73
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Coastal Technology Corporation,  Located off the coast          8/1/2008
 Geological & Geophysical         of St. Johns County,
 Prospecting for Mineral          Florida, on the
 Resources, SEA E-7-01.           Federal OCS of the
                                  Atlantic Ocean.
Fairfield Industries,            Located in the western        8/15/2008
 Geological & Geophysical         Gulf of Mexico south
 Prospecting for Mineral          of Galveston, Texas.
 Resources, SEA L08-59.
EMGS Americas, Geological &      Located in the central        8/20/2008
 Geophysical Prospecting for      and eastern Gulf of
 Mineral Resources, SEA M08-01.   Mexico south of
                                  Mobile, Alabama.
Ridgelake Energy, Inc.,          High Island, Block            8/28/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     A352, Lease OCS-G
 08-022.                          24424, located 102
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Coastal Planning & Engineering,  Located off the coast         8/29/2008
 Inc., Geological & Geophysical   of Longboat Key,
 Prospecting for Mineral          Florida, on the
 Resources, SEA M08-05.           Federal OCS of the
                                  Gulf of Mexico.
Seneca Resources Corporation,    West Cameron, Block           8/29/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     182, Lease OCS-G
 08-124A.                         15062, located 30
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Merit Energy Company, Structure  Matagorda Island, Block        9/8/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-111.       651, Lease OCS-G
                                  06045, located 23
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Merit Energy Company, Structure  Matagorda Island, Block        9/8/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-109.       672, Lease OCS-G
                                  10198, located 27
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Merit Energy Company, Structure  Mustang Island, Block          9/8/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-108.       785, Lease OCS-G
                                  08975, located 28
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Merit Energy Company, Structure  Mustang Island, Block          9/8/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-113.       A22, Lease OCS-G
                                  04536, located 36
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Structure  West Cameron, Block 63,        9/9/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-139.       Lease OCS-G 24705,
                                  located 12 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Merit Energy Company, Structure  Matagorda Island, Block       9/10/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-111A.      651, Lease OCS-G
                                  06045, located 23
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Wild Well Control, Inc.,         Grand Isle, Block 47,         9/11/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     RUE-G 30014, located
 08-154.                          24 miles from the
                                  nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company    Located in the central        9/22/2008
 L.P., Geological & Geophysical   Gulf of Mexico south
 Prospecting for Mineral          of Fourchon, Louisiana.
 Resources, SEA L08-76.
EMGS Americas, Geological &      Located south of              9/22/2008
 Geophysical Prospecting for      Mississippi and
 Mineral Resources, SEA L08-67.   Alabama in the OCS of
                                  the Gulf of Mexico.
Mariner Energy, Inc., Well       High Island, Block            9/24/2008
 Conductor Removal, SEA ES/SR     A522, Lease OCS-G
 APMs HI A552-B005/B006.          03949, Wells B005 &
                                  B006, located 92 miles
                                  from the nearest Texas
                                  shoreline.
Beryl Oil & Gas L.P., Structure  West Delta, Block 57,         10/2/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-098A.      Lease OCS-G 10878,
                                  located 3 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
BP America Production Company,   West Delta, Block 70,         10/3/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 00182,
 08-045.                          located 23 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.

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BP America Production Company,   West Delta, Block 94,         10/3/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 00839,
 08-046.                          located 27 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Helis Oil & Gas Company,         Galveston, Block 396,         10/6/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 23546,
 08-160.                          located 19 miles from
                                  the nearest Texas
                                  shoreline.
Helis Oil & Gas Company, LLC,    East Cameron, Block           10/6/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     131, Lease OCS-G
 08-161.                          21068, located 38
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Helis Oil & Gas Company, LLC,    Galveston, Block 418,         10/6/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 10921,
 08-159/162.                      located 21 miles from
                                  the nearest Texas
                                  shoreline; Brazos,
                                  Block 17, Lease OCS-G
                                  22190, located 32
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Helis Oil & Gas Company, LLC,    West Cameron, Block 43,       10/6/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 16107,
 08-163.                          located 6 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Coastal Technology Corporation,  Located off the coast         10/7/2008
 Geological & Geophysical         of Flagler County,
 Prospecting for Mineral          Florida, Federal OCS
 Resources, SEA E-8-02/03.        of the Atlantic Ocean.
Newfield Exploration Company,    Vermilion, Block 201,         10/7/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 27862,
 08-164.                          located 55 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Energy Partners, Ltd.,           High Island, Block            10/9/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     A327, Lease OCS-G
 07-092A.                         02418, located 109
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Prime Offshore, LLC, Structure   South Padre Island,          10/10/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-155.       Block 1145, Lease OCS-
                                  G 24304, located 16
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
GOM Shelf, LLC, Structure        South Pass, Block 45,        10/10/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-013A.      Lease OCS-G 04479,
                                  located 7 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Structure  South Timbalier, Block       10/10/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-119.       131, Lease OCS-G
                                  00457, located 28
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
GOM Shelf, LLC, Structure        Matagorda Island, Block      10/11/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-040A.      633, Lease OCS-G
                                  06042, located 14
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Structure  Eugene Island, Block         10/17/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-060A.      276, Lease OCS-G
                                  00989, located 63
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Apache Corporation, Structure    High Island, Block A5,       10/17/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-035A.      Lease OCS-G 17156,
                                  located 38 miles from
                                  the nearest Texas
                                  shoreline.
W & T Offshore, Inc., Structure  Main Pass, Block 069,        10/24/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-166.       Lease OCS-G 00372,
                                  located 12 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Arena Offshore, LLC, Structure   South Timbalier, Block       10/28/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-165.       172, Lease OCS-G
                                  01256, located 39
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
WesternGeco, LLC, Geological &   Located in the central       10/30/2008
 Geophysical Prospecting for      Gulf of Mexico south
 Mineral Resources, SEA L08-77.   of Fourchon, Louisiana.
WesternGeco, LLC, Geological &   Located in the central       10/30/2008
 Geophysical Prospecting for      Gulf of Mexico south
 Mineral Resources, SEA L08-82.   of Fourchon, Louisiana.
CGGVeritas, Geological &         Located in the central       10/31/2008
 Geophysical Prospecting for      Gulf of Mexico south
 Mineral Resources, SEA L08-83.   of Cameron, Louisiana.
Fugro Multi-Client Services,     Located in the western,      10/31/2008
 Inc., Geological & Geophysical   central and eastern
 Prospecting for Mineral          Gulf of Mexico.
 Resources, SEA M08-11.
Forest Oil Corporation,          West Cameron, Blocks         10/31/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     315 & 314, Leases OCS-
 08-157/158.                      G 08407 & 08406
                                  respectively, located
                                  42 miles from the
                                  nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Mariner Energy, Inc., Structure  High Island, Blocks A-       11/21/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-130/132.   551 & A-552, Leases
                                  OCS-G 03757 & 03949
                                  respectively, located
                                  100 miles from the
                                  nearest Texas
                                  shoreline.
Spectrum Geo, Inc., Geological   Located in the eastern       11/21/2008
 & Geophysical Prospecting for    Gulf of Mexico.
 Mineral Resources, SEA M08-07/
 08/09.
Hunt Petroleum (AEC), Inc.,      Main Pass, Block 88,         11/25/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 23946,
 08-172.                          located 43 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
PGS Geophysical, Geological &    Located in the central       11/28/2008
 Geophysical Prospecting for      and eastern Gulf of
 Mineral Resources, SEA M08-10.   Mexico.
Energy Partners, Ltd.,           Vermilion, Block 320,         12/1/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 02087,
 08-156.                          located 87 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
PXP Gulf Coast, Inc., Structure  Chandeleur, Block 30,         12/4/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-173.       Lease OCS-G 24002,
                                  located 42 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
W & T Offshore, Inc., Structure  Galveston, Block 351,         12/4/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-153.       Lease OCS-G 24366,
                                  located 23 miles from
                                  the nearest Texas
                                  shoreline.
Callon Petroleum Operating       North Padre Island,           12/4/2008
 Company, Structure Removal,      Block 913, Lease OCS-G
 SEA ES/SR 08-147.                22158, located 32
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Texas shoreline.
Apache Corporation, Structure    High Island, Block 169,       12/5/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-038A/      Lease OCS-G 14161,
 039A.                            located 30 miles from
                                  the nearest Texas
                                  shoreline.
Devon Energy Production          Keathley Canyon, Block        12/5/2008
 Company, L.P., Vertical          291, Lease OCS-G
 Seismic Profile Ancillary        19545, located 195
 Activities, SEA R-4901 AA.       miles south of Morgan
                                  City, Louisiana.
Devon Energy Production          Walker Ridge, Block           12/5/2008
 Company, L.P., Vertical          249, Lease OCS-G
 Seismic Profile Ancillary        16969, located 160
 Activities, SEA R-4900 AA.       miles south of
                                  Terrebonne Parish,
                                  Louisiana.
Devon Energy Production          Walker Ridge, Block           12/9/2008
 Company, L.P., Vertical          249, Lease OCS-G
 Seismic Profile Ancillary        16969, located 160
 Activities, SEA R-4904 AA.       miles south of
                                  Terrebonne Parish,
                                  Louisiana.
Chevron U.S.A., Inc., Structure  Eugene Island, Block         12/12/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 07-053A.      214, Lease OCS-G
                                  00977, located 48
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Palace Operating Company,        Main Pass, Block 57,         12/12/2008
 Structure Removal, SEA ES/SR     Lease OCS-G 19851,
 08-176.                          located 20 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.

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Mariner Energy, Inc., Structure  West Cameron, Block          12/12/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-168/171.   226, Lease OCS-G
                                  05293, located 42
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Mariner Energy, Inc., Structure  South Marsh Island,          12/17/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-167.       Block 11, Lease OCS-G
                                  01182, located 37
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
W & T Offshore, Inc., Structure  Ship Shoal, Block 149,       12/17/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-174.       Lease OCS-G 00434,
                                  located 33 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Apache Corporation, Structure    East Cameron, Block          12/19/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-051.       336, Lease OCS-G
                                  03388, located 106
                                  miles from the nearest
                                  Louisiana shoreline.
Repsol E&P USA, Inc., Velocity   Keathley Canyon, Block       12/22/2008
 Survey Operations to Collect     872, Lease OCS-G
 Seismic Data, SEA R-4905 AA.     25823, located 236
                                  miles south of
                                  Vermilion Parish,
                                  Louisiana.
Apache Corporation, Structure    Vermilion, Block 284,        12/22/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-178.       Lease OCS-G 09508,
                                  located 84 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Apache Corporation, Structure    Ship Shoal, Block 291,       12/23/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-179.       Lease OCS-G 02923,
                                  located 60 miles from
                                  the nearest Louisiana
                                  shoreline.
Hunt Oil Company, Structure      Brazos, Block A2, Lease      12/29/2008
 Removal, SEA ES/SR 08-177.       OCS-G 25518, located
                                  12 miles from the
                                  nearest Texas
                                  shoreline.
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    Persons interested in reviewing environmental documents for the 
proposals listed above or obtaining information about SEAs and FONSIs 
prepared by the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region are encouraged to contact MMS 
at the address or telephone listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section.

    Dated: April 7, 2009.
Lars Herbst,
Regional Director, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.
 [FR Doc. E9-8525 Filed 4-14-09; 8:45 am]
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