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Jim Bennett

Jim Bennett is the chief of the Office of Renewable Energy Programs in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), U.S. Department of the Interior.  Bennett has more than 35 years of experience with environmental and energy issues focusing on federal outer continental shelf (OCS) programs, including oil and gas, sand and gravel, and renewable energy. Prior to becoming the program manager for renewables, Bennett led BOEM’s Division of Environmental Assessment, overseeing BOEM’s compliance with NEPA and other environmental laws.