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Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 246, was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, on August 19, 2015. It was the eighth offshore sale under the 2012-2017 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.

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Strawberry anemone. Photo by Greg Sanders, BOEM

BOEM has selected the National Academies to form a new committee on environmental science and assessment for offshore energy and mineral resources.

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Interior has announced high operational standards to address the extreme conditions and reduce risk for oil and gas development in the Arctic.

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