BOEM Issues Notice of Public Open House Informational Meetings for the Geological and Geophysical Permitting Process on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf

U.S. Department of the Interior
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Special Information
Atlantic G&G Outreach-Special Information Sheet1

March 2015

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) would like to announce public open house informational meetings on the Mid- and South Atlantic Coasts. The meetings will provide citizens an overview of the geological and geophysical (G&G) permitting process and provide citizens an opportunity to learn and comment on BOEM’s geological and geophysical activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).
BOEM will hold public open house informational meetings in March and April 2015. The open house meetings will demonstrate the G&G permitting process through a poster session. The following public open house meetings are planned for the G&G permitting process:
Norfolk, Virginia: Tuesday, March 31, 2015, DoubleTree by Hilton, 1500 North Military Highway, Norfolk, Virginia 23502; two meetings, one meeting from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT and the second meeting from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EDT;
Annapolis, Maryland: Wednesday, April 1, 2015, DoubleTree by Hilton, 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, Maryland 21401; two meetings, one meeting from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT and the second meeting from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EDT;
Dover, Delaware: Thursday, April 2, 2015, Hilton Garden Inn, 1706 North Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901; two meetings, one meeting from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT and the second meeting from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EDT;
Wilmington, North Carolina: Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Hilton Wilmington Riverside, 301 North Water Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401; two meetings, one meeting from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT and the second meeting from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EDT;
Charleston, South Carolina: Wednesday, April 8, 2015, Embassy Suites North Charleston-Airport/Hotel & Convention, 5055 International Boulevard, North Charleston, South Carolina 29418; two meetings, one meeting from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT and the second meeting from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EDT;
Savannah, Georgia: Thursday, April 9, 2015, Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Midtown, 5711 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405; two meetings, one meeting from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT and the second meeting from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EDT, and
Jacksonville, Florida: Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Embassy Suites Jacksonville – Baymeadows, 9300 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32256; two meetings, one meeting from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EDT and the second meeting from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EDT.
For further information on the Atlantic G&G permitting process, please visit our website at http://www.boem.gov/Atlantic-G-and-G-Permitting/.
For further information on the outreach and G&G permitting processes, please email us at boematlggoutreach@boem.gov.
If you would like to receive announcements for public meetings and the availability of our environmental documents for Atlantic OCS activities, please submit your name and contact information to BOEM at https://www.data.boem.gov/homepg/data_center/other/gmaillist/subscribe.asp . You may also request to be removed from BOEM’s mailing list in the same way.

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