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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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Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) [Docket No. BOEM–2011–0063] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Unsolicited Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Application for the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Aug 18 2011
Current Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Shapefiles US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Call Area US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 17 2011
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Call Area (with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Chart background) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 17 2011
Vessel Traffic Data and Analysis US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 17 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Virginia Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 17 2011
Overview of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Environmental Assessment (EA) and Comments US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 17 2011
US Coast Guard (USCG)- Virginia Call for Information (CFI) Area US Coast Guard (USCG) Aug 17 2011
Wind Energy Areas with Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Lease Blocks US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 12 2011
Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Between the US Bureau of Ocean Energy, Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) and US Coast Guard (USCG) Regarding Offshore Renewable Energy Installations on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE); US Coast Guard (USCG) Jul 27 2011
Order No. 1000- Final Rule on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Jul 21 2011
Characteristics, Behavior, and Response Effectiveness of Spilled Dielectric Insulating Oil in the Marine Environment US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 12 2011
Notice of Availability (NOA) of Environmental Assessment (EA)- Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0088] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 12 2011
Offshore New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia- Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 11 2011
2010 Wind Technologies Market Report US Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley Energy Laboratory (LBL) Jun 28 2011
Potential Maryland Call Area (Discussed at June 24 Task Force Meeting) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 24 2011
Maryland Call for Information (CFI) Area US Coast Guard (USCG) Jun 24 2011
BOEMRE Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Meeting Purpose and Goal US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 24 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)-Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 24 2011
Offshore Renewable Energy Program: Information Meetings US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 10 2011
Offshore Renewable Energy Program: Information Meetings US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 9 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force- Welcome & Introductions US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 7 2011
Massachusetts Request for Interest (RFI) Comments US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 7 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)- RI/MA Renewable Energy Task Force- Teleconference US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 3 2011
Clean Energy from America's Ocean- Permitting and Financing Challenges to the U.S. Offshore Wind Industry Center for American Progress (CAP) Jun 1 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Order on Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) May 19 2011
Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) from Undersea Power Cables on Elasmobranchs and Other Marine Species US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 18 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force US Coast Guard (USCG) May 11 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)- North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Update US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 11 2011

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