MMS Starts Public Hearings on OCS Plan

The US Minerals Management Service (MMS) has already started its public meetings; Houston April 20th; Jacksonville April 21st; Savannah April 27th; Charleston April 27th; Wilmington April 29th and Norfolk April 29th.

The MMS has also planned meetings in Kaktovik, Nuiqsut, Barrow, and Anchorage. Others include New Orleans, Mobile, Tallahassee, Tampa/St Petersburg, Trenton and Washington DC.

Written comments concerning oil exploration in the OCS and Alaskan frontier can be submitted to JF Bennett, Chief Branch of Environmental Assessment, US Minerals Management Service, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop 4042, Herndon, VA 20170. Comments will be accepted through June 30th.