The comment period to save National Marine Sanctuaries from oil drilling has been reopened. Comments can be made through Tuesday, August 15. Direct your comments to Secretary Ross.

Comments will continue to be accepted through August 15.

Six national marine sanctuary expansions and five marine national monument designations and expansions are part of this review.

Additional information on the time extension for comments: NOAA to reopen public comment period on review of national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments