Director Bromwich to Host Public Meetings Nationwide to Discuss Deepwater Drilling Safety, Containment and Spill Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michael R. Bromwich, Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEM), announced today that he will be leading a series of public meetings to collect information and views about deepwater drilling safety reforms, blowout containment, and oil spill response. Bromwich will be soliciting input from the general public, state and local leaders, and experts from academia, the environmental community, and the oil and gas industry.

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Director Bromwich Discusses Offshore Drilling Reforms with Industry and Conservation Stakeholders

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Michael R. Bromwich, director of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEM), and other officials from BOEM held discussions today with industry and conservation stakeholders and elected officials from Louisiana regarding offshore drilling safety issues and reforms that the agency is implementing to raise the bar for industry practices.

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BLM Director Abbey, Forest Service Chief Tidwell Host America's Great Outdoors Initiative Listening Session in Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey and U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell today held a public listening session as part of President Obama's America's Great Outdoors initiative to develop a conservation agenda for the 21st century.

The listening session, one of a series taking place across the country, gave an opportunity to citizens to discuss ways local communities are meeting the challenges of modern-day land conservation and the importance of reconnecting Americans to the outdoors.

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