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The US federal government maintains jurisdiction over offshore wind resources on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), which begins 3 nautical miles from shore. Federal agencies play multiple roles in siting, leasing, and permitting; technology research and development; and, financing and infrastructure development.

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Cape Wind Fact Sheet Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Aug 1 2013
Cape Wind Fact Sheet Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Aug 1 2013
Lease Auction Results Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 31 2013
Response to Comments and Explanation of Changes to Sale Notice Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jul 25 2013
Installation, Operation, and Maintenance Strategies to Reduce the Cost of Offshore Wind Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory Jul 1 2013
Incentivizing Offshore Wind with the Renewable Integration SEA GRANT LAW AND POLICY JOURNAL Jun 20 2013
Final Sale Notice of Wind Energy Area Leases Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jun 1 2013
Integrative Statistical Modeling and Predictive Mapping of Seabird Distribution and Abundance on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management May 1 2013
Analysis of Offshore Wind Energy Leasing Areas for the Rhode Island/Massachusetts Wind Energy Areas National Renewable Energy Laboratory Apr 1 2013
Final NRDC Comment on NYPA Unsolicited Lease Request National Resources Defense Council Mar 5 2013
Governor's Letter to BOEM Concerning Rhode Island's Involvement in Auction State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation Jan 31 2013
Notice of NYPA Request for Offshore Wind Power Lease Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jan 4 2013
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Leasing Area Proposed Sale Notice Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Dec 1 2012
Cape Wind Final EIS U.S. Department of Energy Dec 1 2012
BOEM Commercial Wind Energy Lease with Bluewater Wind Delaware Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Nov 16 2012
Strategy for Renewable Energy US Department of Navy (DON) Oct 25 2012
Regional Energy, National Solutions- A Real Energy Vision for America Center for American Progress (CAP); Center for the Next Generation Oct 18 2012
Offshore Wind Projects Fiscal Years 2006-2012 US Department of Energy (DOE) Oct 3 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix I Draft Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Executive Summary Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix J-2 BITS Alternative 1 Narragansett Report of Findings for Freshwater Wetlands Delineations Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix A Agency Correspondence Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix K Air Emissions Analysis Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix B-1 Block Island Preliminary Project Design Plans Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix L Eelgrass and Seafloor Condition Survey Report Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix C Typical Construction Drawings Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix M-1 Magnetic Fields from Submarine Cables Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix D Sediment Profile and Plan View Imaging Report Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix M-2 EMF from Underground and Overhead Transmission Lines on Block Island Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix E-1 BIWF Marine Site Characterization Study Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012

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