Government Policy & Regulation

New Jersey Governor Vetoes S2711

Source/Sponsor: 
UtilityDive
Creator/Author: 
Herman K. Trabish
Description: 

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that called for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to reconsider applications for smaller offshore wind projects, including the proposed 25 MW, $200 million Fishermen's Energy project.

 

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Publication Date: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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Department of Energy Final Environmental Assessment - Fisherman's Atlantic City Windfarm

Source/Sponsor: 
Department of Energy
Creator/Author: 
Department of Energy
Description: 

The Department of Energy's final Environmental Assessment found that the construction and operation of wind turbine generators off the coast of Atlantic City, N.J. would not be a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment as defined by the National Environmental Policy Act. A pdf of the EA can be found here (49.9 MB).

 

Publication Date: 
Thursday, December 31, 2015
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Document
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Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm project cleared by DOE

Source/Sponsor: 
Renewable Energy World
Creator/Author: 
Barry Caswell
Description: 

The Department of Energy issued a Finding of No Significant Impact and the final Environmental Assessment of Fishermen's Atlantic City Windfarm project. The full article is here.

Publication Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016
Resource Type: 
Document
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American Clean Energy Investment Act of 2015

Source/Sponsor: 
Sens. Sanders, Berkley and Markey
Creator/Author: 
Sens. Sanders, Berkley and Markey
Description: 
The act Permanently extends the Investment Tax Credit for advanced clean energy property, and expands the 30% credit to offshore wind facilities.
 
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Publication Date: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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Document
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BOEM Extension of Site Assessment Term in Nov., 2012 Bluewater Wind Delaware lease.

Source/Sponsor: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

On November 16, 2012, a lease was executed with Bluewater Wind Delaware. The lease was amended on October 3, 2014 to extend the site assessment term to 7 years from 5 years.

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Publication Date: 
Friday, October 3, 2014
308 KB
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BOEM Commercial Wind Energy Lease with Bluewater Wind Delaware

Source/Sponsor: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

On October 23, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that BOEM reached an agreement on a commercial wind energy lease with Bluewater Wind Delaware.

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Publication Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2012
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BOEM Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact (North Carolina)

Source/Sponsor: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

On January 23, 2015, BOEM published an Environmental Assessment (EA) for public review and comment. BOEM carefully considered all comments received, and on September 17, 2015, made available a revised environmental assessment (EA) for the Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore North Carolina. As a result of the analysis in the revised EA, BOEM issued a "Finding of No Significant Impact" (FONSI), which concluded that reasonably foreseeable environmental effects associated with the commercial wind lease issuance and related activities would not significantly impact the environment. 

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Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 17, 2015
15 MB
Resource Type: 
Document

BOEM Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Assessment (South Carolina)

Source/Sponsor: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

BOEM announces its intent to prepare an Environmental Assessment for potential commercial wind leasing and site assessment activities on the Atlantic OCS offshore South Carolina.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, November 23, 2015
199 KB
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BOEM Call for Information and Nominations (South Carolina)

Source/Sponsor: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Creator/Author: 
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Description: 

The Call for Information and Nominations published by BOEM to gauge the offshore wind industry's interest in acquiring commercial wind leases off South Carolina.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, November 23, 2015
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Resource Type: 
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Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2015

Source/Sponsor: 
Reps. Zoe Lofgren and Doris Matsui
Creator/Author: 
Reps. Zoe Lofgren and Doris Matsui
Description: 

The Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2015 would direct the U.S. Department of the Treasury to issue small-denomination treasury bonds to raise revenue for the extension of certain energy-related tax credits and incentives that encourage renewable energy growth. HR Bill 4162 can be found here.

Publication Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2015
Resource Type: 
Document
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