February 8, 2011. (The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Office of Public Affairs) The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today announced that it will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed oil and gas lease sales in the Western and Central Planning Areas of the Gulf of Mexico, off the coasts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, for the 2012 to 2017, 5-year oil and gas leasing program.
February 14, 2011 (IOGCC/SSEB). The IOGCC / SSEB Pipeline Transportation Task Force (PTTF) recently released “A Policy, Legal, and Regulatory Evaluation of the Feasibility of a National Pipeline Infrastructure for the Transport and Storage of Carbon Dioxide.” In this report, the PTTF examines the legal and regulatory environment surrounding CO2 pipelines and transport.
December 14, 2010 (Wyoming Business Report) The Department of the Interior has announced a new methodology to assess the potential to store carbon in U.S. wetlands, forests and rangelands ecosystems - and thus reducing emissions of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere.