ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
GULF OF MEXICO
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR A REVIEW OF A COASTAL 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 Shell Offshore Inc. has applied to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for a permit. Pursuant to Title 15 C.F.R. Part 930 Subpart E, the proposed activity for which the permit is sought is subject to review by the ADEM for consistency under the enforceable policies of the Alabama Coastal Area Management Program (ACAMP).
Shell Offshore Inc. proposes a supplemental exploration plan for the drilling and completion of 6 subsea wells, (5 primary and 1 back-up) in OCS-G 33166, Mississippi Canyon Block 612. The public plan is placed on the BOEM website at the following location: https://www.data.boem.gov/PDFDocs/Scan/PLANS/53/53581.pdf. The applicant has certified that the proposed activity complies with the ACAMP.
Any person wishing to make comments or provide additional information relative to the proposed activity’s consistency with the ACAMP must submit such comments or information by letter or by email 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 ACAMP-2023-359.
Mobile Branch Office
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 review and copying should be made in advance. These documents related to this proposed action and documents otherwise related to this facility also may be viewed at the Department’s eFile system located at http://app.adem.alabama.gov/eFile/ by selecting Media Area “Water,” entering “2023-359” in place of the “Permit Number,” and pressing Search.
This Public Notice is available on the internet at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt. The ADEM Division 335-8 rules are available on the internet at adem.alabama.gov.
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 and on the Department’s eFile system. Notice of the final decision will be sent to any person who requests such notice, in writing, during this comment period.
Notice is hereby given this 20th day of September, 2023, 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.