Summary: S.1263 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/25/2017)

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, gas, or methane hydrate 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."