The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management presents a community colloquium, “Offshore Environmental Program and Science & Policy Perspectives” by William Yancy Brown. Dr. Brown is the Chief Environmental Officer for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
When: Thursday, October 23, 2014, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Room 1414, Bren Hall
William Yancy Brown, will speak about the offshore energy mission of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and discuss how the agency’s Office of Environmental Programs is integrated into bureau program activities to meet its environmental stewardship responsibilities. He will also highlight the bureau’s Pacific environmental studies related to scientific assessment and environmental monitoring both offshore and in coastal environments. BOEM’s Pacific region is currently working toward developing renewable offshore energy along the west coast and in Hawaii. In addition, he will discuss careers related to ocean science.