Environmental Assessment

BOEM prepares National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents and Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lands Act reports; provides oversight, policy guidance, and direction for NEPA and other environmental laws and regulations affecting OCS activities; and participates in international conventions and treaty activities.

Essential Functions

Environmental Statutes and Executive Orders

The Bureau must comply with numerous environmental statutes, regulations, and executive orders to carry out its mission.