DOI Details Structure Of 3 MMS Successors

Law360, New York (February 2, 2011, 3:41 PM EST) -- A U.S. Department of the Interior official has provided new details about the ongoing division of the department’s scandal-ridden Minerals Management Service into three separate sections tasked with policy formulation, enforcement and revenue collection.

One of the two new departments, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM, will include an “elevated” Renewable Energy Program, tasked with formulating national strategy, developing policies and best practices and managing offshore renewable energy activities, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Director Michael R. Bromwich told officials in...
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