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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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Lease of Submerged Lands for Alternative Energy Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf (Lease #OCS-A-0475)- Bluewater Wind US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 1 2009
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Rhode Island Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Nov 17 2009
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Rhode Island Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Nov 17 2009
Overview of Minerals Management Service (MMS) Leasing Process- MMS Rhode Island Task Force US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Nov 17 2009
Request for Interest (RFI) in Renewable Energy Leasing Offshore Rhode Island US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Nov 17 2009
Overview of Minerals Management Service (MMS) Environmental Review Process US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Dec 8 2009
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Dec 8 2009
Overview of Minerals Management Service (MMS) Leasing Process US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Dec 8 2009
Offshore Wind Development Potential and Possible Timetables on Virginia's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)- Minerals Management Service (MMS) Task Force Meeting Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCERC) Dec 8 2009
Request for Interest (RFI) Renewable Energy Leasing US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Dec 8 2009
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Documentation of Section 106 Finding of Adverse Effect (Revised)- Cape Wind Energy Project US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jan 21 2010
Notice of Availability (NOA) of Revised Section 106 Finding for the Proposed Cape Wind Energy Project [Docket MMS-2010-OMM-0002] US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jan 25 2010
Mitigation of Underwater Pile Driving Noise During Offshore Construction: Final Report US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jan 27 2010
Overview of Minerals Management Service (MMS) Environmental Review Process US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 14 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Offshore Renewable Energy Leasing Process US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 14 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 14 2010
Request for Interest (RFI) in Renewable Energy Leasing Offshore Maryland US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 14 2010
Delaware Request for Interest (RFI) Area US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 21 2010
Offshore Delaware- Request for Interest (RFI) [Docket No. MMS-2010-OMM-0017] US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 26 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 27 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 27 2010
US Coast Guard (USCG)- Roles and Reponsibilities for Offshore Renewable Energy Installations (OREI) US Coast Guard (USCG) Apr 27 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Task Force US Department of Navy (DON) Apr 27 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 27 2010
Finding of No New Significant Impact (FONNSI) Issuance of Lease for Cape Wind Energy Project US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 28 2010
Record of Decision (ROD) Cape Wind Energy Project, Horseshoe Shoal, Nantucket Sound US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 28 2010
Cape Wind Energy Project Environmental Assessment (EA) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 28 2010
Executive Summary of Research on Offshore Wind Farms on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)- Damage and Critical Analysis of Accidents- Safety Management System Template & Structure, Equipment & Systems US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 11 2010
New Jersey Minerals Management Service (MMS) Task Force Meeting US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 12 2010
Offshore Wind Turbine Inspection Refinements Final Report US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jun 4 2010

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