Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Marine Minerals Program Mid-Atlantic Sand Management Working Group Webinar

Thursday, December 14, 2017

1:00PM - 5:00 PM
A recording of the webinar is available to the public at
http://kearnswest.adobeconnect.com/ptlq15bwszly/.

Meeting Purpose/Objectives:

  • Update on nourishment projects in the Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Share information on research and initiatives
  • Identify opportunities for continued Mid-Atlantic region stakeholder engagement

Agenda


TIME

ITEM

1:00 - 1:15

Welcome & Introductions

  • Introductions of MMP staff (Jeffrey Reidenauer, BOEM)
  • Review agenda, meeting objectives, and process approach (Facilitator)

1:15 - 1:30


BOEM Marine Mineral Rule update

  • Overview presentation of leasing process and what the rule codifies (Paul Knorr, BOEM)
  • Facilitated Discussion

1:30 - 2:00


USACE Updates from Mid-Atlantic Districts

2:10-2:30


Regional Sediment Management

  • Regional Sediment Management and Data Management (Linda Lillycrop, USACE)
  • Facilitated discussion

2:30-3:30


Cooperative Agreement Partner Updates

Facilitated discussion following each update

  • Introduction to National Sand Inventory Initiative (Jeffrey Waldner, BOEM)

3:40-4:00


Environmental Considerations

  • Overview of Environmental Compliance and examples of Mitigation Measures (Jennifer Bucatari, BOEM)
  • Facilitated discussion

4:00-4:20


BOEM Stakeholder Engagement
(Deena Hansen, BOEM)

  • Example BOEM Environmental Studies
  • Follow-up on July 2017 Initial Fisheries Engagement

4:20-4:35


Marine Mineral Information System Update

  • Presentation and Demo (Lora Turner, BOEM)
  • Facilitated discussion

4:35-5:00


Wrap Up & Next Steps
(Facilitator)

  • Facilitated Discussion: Opportunities for additional engagement
  • Brief webinar evaluation