BOEM issues a Call for Information and Nominations (“Call”) on an area proposed for leasing in the Five Year program through publication in the Federal Register and other publications. A Call may include more than one proposed sale. Comments are requested from industry and the public on:
(a) Industry interest in the area proposed for leasing, including nominations or indications of interest in specific blocks within the area;
(b) Geological conditions, including bottom hazards;
(c) Archaeological sites on the seabed or near shore;
(d) Potential multiple uses of the proposed leasing area, including navigation, recreation, and fisheries;
(e) Areas that should receive special concern and analysis; and
(f) Other socioeconomic, biological, and environmental information.