Assateague Coastal Trust to host workshop on offshore drilling

Assateague Coastal host workshop on...

MARYLAND -  Residents wil now get a chance to have their voices heard about offshore drilling. 

Assateague Coastal Trust is hosting a workshop for community members to become informed on the issue, but also submit any comments.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management also known as BOEM  is creating a new Outer Continental Oil and Gas Leasing Program, but they are asking for everyone's input through a draft proposed program called DPP.

"What we are planning to do is give folks some information of what's being proposed for the Atlantic as far as offshore drilling goes and then help understand how to submit comments," says Matt Heim the Outreach Coordinator at Assateague Coastal Trust.

The  workshop will take place Saturday, February 17th at  Salisbury University, Fulton Hall Room 142, from 10AM -12PM.

Assateague Costal Trust will also host another workshop in Lewes on Saturday, March 3rd.

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