S.2841 - Atlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 04/21/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/21/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2841 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/21/2016)
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."