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National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

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The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee and its subcommittee are meeting in New Orleans in March to discuss committee matters relating to the safety of operations and other matters affecting the offshore oil and gas industry. All meetings will be open to the public.

Omni Riverfront Hotel
701 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130
(504) 524-8200

Agenda: (All times Central Time)

Day 1: The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee’s Lifeboats and Rescue Craft Safety on the Outer Continental Shelf Subcommittee will meet March 24, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., to review, discuss and formulate recommendations to be presented to the full committee during the March 25, 2020 public meeting.

Day 2: The full committee will hold a public meeting March 25, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., to review and discuss the progress and any reports and recommendations received from the above listed subcommittee’s deliberations. The committee will then use this information and consider public comments in discussing and formulating recommendations to the Coast Guard.

Please note that these meetings may close early if the committee has completed its business.

Comments may be submitted until March 17, 2020, using the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Reference docket number USCG-2020-0048 and “Department of Homeland Security” on all submissions.

For more information regarding this meeting, view the Federal Register notice, or contact Cmdr. Myles Greenway, Designated Federal Officer at (202) 372-1410,; or Mr. Patrick Clark, (202) 372-1358,

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