If you’re concerned about President Trump’s Draft Proposed Program (DPP) for the 2019-2024 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program, you’re not alone! Here are a few ways you can make your voice heard.


Digitally – through March 9, 2018

You can submit a public comment on Regulations.gov. The page includes further information on the program itself, with maps and locations of proposed drilling operations. We’d advise that you review the sites Tips for Submitting Effective Comments to help ensure that your comment makes an impact. 

Mail & Hand Delivered – through March 9, 2018

Send or deliver your letters to:

Ms. Kelly Hammerle
National OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program Manager
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (VAM-LD) 
45600 Woodland Road 
Sterling, VA 20166-9216
Phone (703) 787-1613&nbs


In Person at a Public Hearing – dates vary by location

You can learn more about the DPP plan, make your voice heard, and submit comments in person at the location nearest you. All times are in local time zones.

February 13 – Hartford, CT
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT 06103

February 13 – Columbia, SC
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Doubletree by Hilton
2100 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29210

February 14 – Trenton, NJ
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Hilton Garden Inn, Hamilton
800 US Highway 130, Hamilton, NJ 08690

February 15 – Albany, NY
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Hilton Albany
40 Lodge Street, Albany, NY 12207 

February 21 – Richmond, VA
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport
4700 South Labumum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23231

February 21 – Anchorage, AK
Time: 6pm -10pm
​Dena’ina Center
600 W. Seventh Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

February 22 – Washington, DC
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Hilton Garden Inn
1225 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

February 26 – Raleigh, NC
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown
3415 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

February 27 – Boston, MA
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Hyatt Regency Boston
One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111 

February 28 – Atlanta, GA
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel
One Hartsfield Centre Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30354

February 28 – Providence, RI
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Marriott Providence Downtown
1 Orms Street, Providence, RI 02904

March 5 – Concord, NH
Time: 3pm – 7pm
​Holiday Inn Concord Downtown
172 North Main Street, Concord, NH 0330

March 6 – Baton Rouge, LA
Time: 3pm – 7pm
​Crown Plaza Executive Center Baton Rouge
4728 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 

March 7 – Augusta, ME
Time: 3pm – 7pm
​Augusta, Civic Center
76 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330

March 8 – Montgomery, AL
Time: 3pm – 7pm
​Hilton Garden Inn Montgomery – East Chase 
7665 Eastchase Parkway, Montgomery, AL 36117