"Comment Baby Comment" - Public Comment Period On OCS Drilling Open Until March 23, 2009


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So says the US Minerals Management Service (MMS) regarding the Environmental Impact Statement recently published on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) drilling program proposed during the closing days of the Bush Administration. "The MMS is seeking comment on all aspects of the new program including energy development and economic and environmental issues in the OCS areas."

Even those who voted for, you know, the guy that screamed "Drill Baby Drill," can weigh in through this portal. Read on for details.If you want to be taken seriously, be specific and be respectful. It would be a good idea to read the proposal first before you add your ideas to the docket, here.

The Federal Register "Request For Comments" posting is downloadable here as a 4-page pdf file. That summary of the proposal should be enough to get you started.

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