Bureau of Land Management December 16, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of the Coastal Plain Marsh Creek East Seismic Exploration Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2020-27683
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which requires the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to establish and administer a competitive oil and gas program for the leasing, development, production, and transportation of oil and gas in and from the Coastal Plain area within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), the BLM, Arctic District Office, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No New Significant Impact (FONNSI) for proposed 3-dimensional seismic exploration in the Coastal Plain of the ANWR.