Credit: 30 PDH
Course Fee: $349.00
This course describes the proposed Actions, alternatives including the proposed actions & the description of the affected environment.
This course provides a detailed view and describes the purpose of and need for proposed lease sales. It also provides summaries of the major, applicable, Federal laws and regulations, and describes the prelease process, post-lease activities and other OCS-related activities. It describes the environmental and socioeconomic effects of the proposed lease sales and alternatives. It describes the environment that would potentially be affected by the proposed actions or the alternatives. Also described are existing offshore and coastal infrastructure, which supports OCS oil and gas activities. The description of the affected environment includes impacts from recent major hurricanes to the physical environmental, biological environment, and socioeconomic activities and OCS-related infrastructure. This baseline data are considered in the assessment of impacts from the proposed lease sales to these resources and the environment.
Review the quiz before studying the course.
Course Author: Department of Interior