ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
GULF OF MEXICO
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR A REVIEW OF A CONSISTENCY CERTIFICATION FOR AN ACTIVITY REQUIRING A FEDERAL LICENSE OR PERMIT
PUBLIC NOTICE - 591
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) hereby gives notice that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has requested, in accordance with Title 15 C.F.R. Part 930, a review of an applicant’s coastal consistency certification, pursuant to ADEM Administrative Code division 335-8, for a project subject to the Alabama Coastal Area Management Plan (ACAMP).
BP Exploration & Production, Inc., has applied to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for approval of an Initial Exploration Plan which would authorize drilling, well completion, and temporary abandonment of Subsea Wells A, B, C, and D in Mississippi Canyon Area Block 564. BP Exploration & Production, Inc., has certified that the proposed activity complies with the ACAMP.
Any person wishing to make comments or provide additional information relative to the proposed project’s consistency with the Coastal Area Management Program rules must submit such comments or information in writing to ADEM at the address below within fifteen (15) calendar days following the publication date of this notice. Only those comments which address issues within the Department’s scope of authority can be considered. All correspondence regarding this proposal should reference application number 2019-056.
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
3664 Dauphin Street, Suite B
Mobile, Alabama 36608-1211
Copies of all information submitted are available for public inspection, by appointment, at the ADEM office located at the above address Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance. The ADEM division 335-8 rules and this Public Notice are available on the internet at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/PublicNotices.cnt
After consideration of all written comments and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Coastal Area Management Act and ADEM Coastal Program rules, the Department will make a final determination. The Department’s determination, associated documents and all comments received during the public comment period will be available for inspection at the ADEM office located at the above address during normal working hours. Notice of the final permit decision will be sent to any person who requests such notice, in writing, during this comment period.
Notice is hereby given this 6th day of February, 2019, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.