A Collaborative Investigation of Baseline and Scenario Information for Environmental Impact Statements

David E. Dismukes and Michelle Barnett. Funded by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service. Project Funding: $600,000. (Three Years).

This three year project will assist the MMS in developing baseline and scenario information that is regularly used in the development of Environmental Impact Statements as required under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA). CES researchers will develop collaborative groups that will link industry, academic, and government representatives to collect and solicit information and input on pending and developing oil and gas drilling and production trends in the Gulf of Mexico OCS.

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