Memo, supra note 3 (stating that federal agency employees must notify supervisor and request recusal where official duty relates to company who employs family or personal friend).
replaced the former Minerals Management Service (MMS) in mid-June, 2010 (less than two months after the Macondo blowout).
After this initial redistribution of responsibility, the Minerals Management Service was reconfigured into the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE
) at Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar's direction.
[section] 1456(c); see also Vann, supra note 101, at 12 ("When a state determines that a lessee's plan is inconsistent with its coastal zone management program, the lessee must either reform its plan to accommodate those objections and resubmit it for BOEMRE
and state approval or succeed in appealing the state's determination to the Secretary of Commerce."); see also 30 C.F.R.
(76) Nearly a year later, the authority over renewable energy was specifically delegated to the Secretary of the Mineral Management System (MMS), now BOEMRE
. (77) This delegation, while not a complete endorsement of offshore alternative energy, marked the initial step toward a unified review of offshore renewable energy projects, including wind.
The analysis is based on data on deepwater drilling permit approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management/Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BOEM/BSEE), formerly the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE
Production Report"; BOEMRE
reports; industry reports;
(37) Since then, the MMS has been renamed the Bureau of Ocean Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE
), and its subdivision, the new Bureau of Ocean Management, now handles offshore energy.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE
) stated in its final report that "C*the loss of life at the Macondo site [C*], and the subsequent pollution of the Gulf of Mexico through the summer of 2010 were the result of poor risk management, last minute changes to plans, failure to observe and respond to critical indicators...'"
spokesperson Melissa Schwartz confirmed in an e-mail that BP had received permission to modify wells at the Atlantis field.
The report from the US Coast Guard and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE
), says it was caused by poor management, mistakes and a faulty cement job by BP and other parties.
Washington, Sep.14 (ANI): Two American federal agencies-the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE
) and the US Coast Guard (USCG) - have in a two-volume 505 page report - squarely blamed British Petroleum (BP) for the April 20, 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.