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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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Federal Resources

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Title Source/Sponsor Datesort ascending
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 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
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix N In-Air Acoustic Report Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix E-2 BIWF Marine Site Characterization Study Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix O Pre-Construction Avian and Bat 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 E-3 BIWF Geotechnical Report Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix S-1 Visual Impact Assessment Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix E-4 BIWF Marine Geophysical Landfall Survey Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix S-2 BITS Visual Impact Assessment Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix E-5 BITS Marine Geophysical Landfall Survey Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix T BIWF Shadow Flicker Analysis Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix F-1 Benthic Resources Survey Reports Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix U Navigational Risk Assessment Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix F-2 Benthic Intertidal Survey Reports Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix G Sediment Survey and Analysis Report Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix H-1 Sediment Transport Analyses Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix H-2 Sediment Transport Supplemental Analysis of Nearshore Cable Installation Deepwater Wind Sep 27 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

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