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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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Notice of Proposed Grant Area and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System [Docket No. BOEM 2012-0009] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 23 2012
Order No. 1000A- Order on Rehearing and Clarification of Final Rule on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 17 2012
Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) for Proposed Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Area [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0043] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 15 2012
Floating Wind Turbines US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) May 10 2012
Finding of No Historic Properties Affected for the Issuance of Commercial Leases within the Delaware Wind Energy Area (WEA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 26 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0097] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 26 2012
Review of Terms and Conditions for Long-Term Contracts for Renewable Ocean Energy Boston Pacific Company, Inc. Apr 12 2012
Review of Terms and Conditions for Long-Term Contracts for Renewable Ocean Energy Governor's Office of Energy Independence and Security (OEIS) Apr 12 2012
Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Workforce Skills Needed and Timing of Needs Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCREC) Apr 10 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) New York Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Update US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Inventory and Analysis of Archaeological Site Occurrence on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)- New York Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Department of Defense (DOD) Assessment of Offshore Military Activities and Wind Energy Development Offshore New York US Department of Defense (DOD) Apr 3 2012
Vessel Traffic Data and Analysis US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
New York- Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Offshore Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 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
General Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Lease Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0097] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 30 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)- South Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 29 2012
Maine Wind Energy Development Assessement Report and Recommendations Governor's Office of Energy Independence and Security (OEIS) Mar 29 2012
Vessel Traffic Data and Analysis US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 29 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM) Renewable Energy Program US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 29 2012
Offshore Virginia- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0093] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 27 2012
Offshore Maryland- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0058] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 26 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Rhode Island Renewable Energy Task Force Webinar US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 1 2012
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities- Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas- Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)- Volume I: Chapters 1-8 US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 1 2012
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities- Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas- Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)- Volume II: Figures, Tables, Appendices, and Keyword Index US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 1 2012
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Announcement of Area Identification US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 24 2012
Rhode Island & Massachusetts Area Identification- Wind Energy Area (WEA) (with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Chart background) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 22 2012
Massachusetts Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Planning for Commercial Wind Leasing US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 21 2012

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