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BOEM's Meeting with the National Academies Standing Committee on Offshore Science and Assessment
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On April 2 and 3, 2024, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine will host the 25th meeting of the Committee on Offshore Science and Assessment (COSA) to discuss BOEM’s marine minerals program. BOEM is the only federal agency with the authority to lease marine minerals from the Outer Continental Shelf. BOEM scientists will provide updates on data needs for developing informed environmental and spatial planning decisions, program intersections with coastal resilience, and Outer Continental Shelf critical minerals. 

April 2, 2024
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Pacific (12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Eastern)

April 3, 2024
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific (12:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern)

The National Academies require advance registration for this hybrid event, which is open to the media and the public. Meeting details, including a webcast link, will be available on the National Academies’ website

Learn more about the National Academies and BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program.  

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The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) manages development of U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) energy, mineral, and geological resources in an environmentally and economically responsible way.