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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-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
Economic Impact of a Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Power Facility in Maine [Docket No. 2010-235] Statoil North America Sep 17 2012
Supplemental Statoil Comments to PUC Term Sheet [Docket No. 2010-235] Statoil North America Sep 17 2012
Recommended Practices for Design, Deployment, and Operation of Offshore Wind Turbines in the United States American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Sep 16 2012
Offshore Energy Knowledge Exchange Workshop US Department of Energy (DOE); US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Sep 13 2012
Collaborative Procurement of Offshore Wind Energy- A Buyers Network: Assessment of Merits and Approaches Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) Sep 11 2012
Notice of Availability (NOA) of Interim Report, Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study (ACPARS) [USCG-2011-0351] US Coast Guard (USCG) Sep 11 2012
Long-Term Contracting for Offshore Wind Energy and Tidal Projects [Docket No. 2010-235] Industrial Energy Consumer Group (IECG) Sep 7 2012
Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP) Deepwater Wind Sep 7 2012
Statoil Redacted Comments to PUC Term Sheet [Docket No. 2010-235] Statoil North America Aug 29 2012
Long-Term Contracting for Offshore Wind Energy and Tidal Projects- Request for Comments on Non-Confidential Term Sheet [Docket No. 2010-235] Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Aug 29 2012
Determination of No Hazard to Air Navigation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aug 15 2012
Statoil Proposed Term Sheet (Redacted) Statoil North America Aug 15 2012
Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study (ACPARS) Interim Report [Docket No. USCG-2011-0351] US Coast Guard (USCG) Aug 10 2012
South Carolina Wind Energy Supply Chain Survey and Offshore Wind Economic Impact Survey South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) Aug 10 2012
Offshore Maine- Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0049] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 10 2012
Offshore Maine- Request for Interest (RFI) and Request for Public Comment [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0003] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 10 2012
Fiscal Terms and Auction Format US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 8 2012
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
Offshore Rhode Island- Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) for Proposed Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Area, Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System (BITS) [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0068] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 7 2012
Available Information on Known Historic Resources US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 2 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 2 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 2 2012
Planning and Environmental Review for Commercial Wind Leasing Offshore North Carolina US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 2 2012
Visualization Study for Offshore North Carolina Mangi Environmental Group; TJ Boyle Associates, LPES, Inc. Aug 2 2012
UNC Offshore Wind Power Development Follow-Up Study: Suggested Revisions to AOI #3 and Suggested Cautions to AOI #4 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) Aug 2 2012

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