S.1263 - Atlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 05/25/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/25/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1263 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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."