Deputy Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management, US Department of the Interior
Robert LaBelle is Deputy Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management
with the Minerals Management Service at the US Department of the Interior.
His main areas of responsibility are ensuring safe and environmentally
sound activities in offshore oil and gas operations nationwide, and oversight
of industry, including environmental assessment, regulations, and permits.
His educational background is in marine ecology, ocean research, and ocean
policy.Originally published: October 1, 2003Last updated: July 26, 2016