Watching Government
Sale 181

04/17/2000
The Gulf of Mexico is the only US offshore region where lease sales have been held with any consistency-but not the eastern gulf.The US Minerals Management Service's current 5-year leasing program calls for Sale 181 to offer eastern gulf tracts in December 2001.In drafting that program, MMS reached agreement with the affected states to consider leasing tracts within a 1,033-block, 5.9-million-acre area.To satisfy Alabama, MMS will not offer 22 blocks between 3 and 15 miles of its shoreline. To appease Florida's environmental concerns, no tracts within 100 miles of its coast will be offered.That doesn't mean the sale won't be opposed. There is much antileasing sentiment in ...
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