Bottlenose Dolphin - The August Science Notes describes the science behind the recent Record of Decision on Geological and Geophysical (G&G) Activities in the Mid- and South Atlantic​, and aims to clear up a few misperceptions.

The Science Behind the Atlantic G&G Decision:  The August Science Notes describes the science behind the recent Record of Decision on Geological and Geophysical (G&G) Activities in the Mid- and South Atlantic​, and aims to clear up a few misperceptions.

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Chemosynthetic mussels hanging from a ledge in the Gulf of Mexico

BOEM senior managers and scientists toured the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer in Baltimore, Md. Use of the Okeanos through the BOEM/NOAA partnership advances ocean science and BOEM’s environmental science mission. Discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic include shipwrecks, gas seeps and chemosynthetic communities.

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Graphic showing wind turbines and light bulb - Department Proposes Next Offshore Wind Lease Sale to Advance President’s Climate Action Plan, Identifies 344,000 Acres Offshore New Jersey

Offshore Commercial Wind Energy Development in New Jersey:  As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and BOEM Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced the proposed sale of leases for nearly 344,000 acres. 

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