H.R.5817 - Atlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 07/14/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||08/04/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5817 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/14/2016)
Atlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act
This bill amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit conducting geological or geophysical activities in support of oil or gas exploration and development on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.
The geological and geophysical activities are described in a final programmatic environmental impact statement by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management entitled "Atlantic OCS Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities, Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas."