Describes nature of U.S. ocean resource jurisdiction at the Federal and State level, including Federal and State laws governing the development of offshore oil and gas. Outlines current leasing process under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, describes legal challenges to offshore leasing, and addresses related legislation in the 110th Congress.
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