Interested persons are hereby given notice that a U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Initial Plan of Exploration submitted by Murphy, for Desoto Canyon Blocks 578 and 622, was received by the State of Florida. Proposed activities include drilling up to four exploration wells in approximately 8,200 feet of water located approximately 130 miles south of Alabama.
The plan is available for inspection at: Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), Office of Intergovernmental Programs, Room 953 DA, Douglas Building, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS #47, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, (850)245-2163. Written comments regarding this activity and its consistency with the Florida Coastal Management Program should be submitted to FDEP, at the address listed above, by July 31, 2009. Contact: Shana Kinsey or Debby Tucker at (850)245-2163, email: Shana.Kinsey@dep.state.fl.us or Debby.Tucker@dep.state.fl.us.
This public notice fulfills the requirements of 15 CFR 930.