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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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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 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 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)- Executive Summary Deepwater Wind Sep 27 2012
BOEM Accepts Lease Request for Hawaii Offshore Wind Project US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Mar 8 2016
BOEM Approves Bay State Wind Site Assessment Plan for Massachusetts North American Wind Power Jul 20 2017
BOEM Approves Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Mar 24 2016
BOEM awards 2 commercial WEA leases off New Jersey coast Department of Interior Nov 9 2015
BOEM Awards North Carolina Competitive Lease Sale Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Mar 17 2017
BOEM Call for Information and Nominations (South Carolina) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Nov 23 2015
BOEM Call for Nominations to Lease Rights to Build New York Offshore Wind Projects Bureau of Ocean Energy Management May 28 2014
BOEM Commercial Wind Energy Lease with Bluewater Wind Delaware Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Nov 16 2012
BOEM Contracts for Tourism Study on Block Island Wind Farm BOEM Feb 2 2017
BOEM Draft Guidance on Use of a Project Design Envelope BOEM Jan 12 2018
BOEM Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact (North Carolina) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Sep 17 2015
BOEM Extension of Site Assessment Term in Nov., 2012 Bluewater Wind Delaware lease. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Oct 3 2014
BOEM Finalizes North Carolina Offshore Lease BOEM Oct 2 2017
BOEM Issues Final SEIS on Massachusetts' Cape Wind Energy Project Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Aug 4 2017
BOEM Issues First Wind Energy Research Lease Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Apr 8 2015
BOEM Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force Teleconference US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Oct 17 2011
BOEM Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Assessment (South Carolina) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Nov 23 2015
BOEM Publishes Study of the Effect of Offshore Wind Farms on Commercial Fishing BOEM Mar 29 2017
BOEM Reassignment of Delaware Lease BOEM Dec 20 2016
BOEM Reviews Proposal for Wind Energy Project Offshore California Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Mar 21 2016
BOEMRE Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Meeting Purpose and Goal US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 24 2011
Burea of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Rhode Island and Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 8 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Environmental Review Process for New York Power Authority (NYPA) Request for Commercial Lease Offshore New York US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Environmental Review Process for Statoil's Proposed Project Offshore Maine US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 8 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Maine Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 8 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Maine Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 8 2011

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