Final Supplemental EIS Issued for Central/Eastern Gulf of Mexico Lease Sales

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has announced the availability of a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS) for Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sales 241 (2016) and 247 (2017) and Eastern Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 226 (2016).

BOEM proposes to offer for lease all unleased blocks within the Central Planning Area other than those areas deferred by the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 and blocks adjacent to/beyond the U.S Exclusive Economic Zone in the northern portion of the Eastern Gap, as well as all unleased blocks within the Eastern Planning Area.