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Renee and Derek Tune into a new "Capitol Beach" podcast featuring Renee Orr, Chief of the Office of Strategic Resources and Acting BOEM Deputy Director, in a conversation with Derek Brockbank, Executive Director of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association for an update on the Marine Minerals Program achievements and priorities for the future. She also touches on the National Oil and Gas Program and progress on Offshore Renewable Energy. Find out which is her favorite beach.


Building a National Offshore Sand InventoryIn this presentation at the DOI Museum, Jeffrey Reidenauer, Chief of BOEM's Marine Minerals Division, explains the bureau's efforts to build a National Offshore Sand Inventory. He describes the need, the range of research, and development of a database that coastal managers and communities can use. 


Ocean Frontiers III: Leaders in Ocean Stewardship & the New Blue Economy In this video, Chief of BOEM's Marine Minerals Branch, Jeffrey Reidenauer, describes how the program for coastal and wetlands restoration and resilience planning ties into ocean planning activities to manage multiple uses of the ocean.


The Increasing Global Demand For Sand Geoffrey Wikel, Chief, Branch of Environmental Coordination, on The Diane Rehm Show


Director Hopper Visits New Jersey On October 20, 2015, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Abigail Hopper traveled to Long Beach Island, New Jersey, to observe progress made since Hurricane Sandy in shore and dune restoration.