Environmental/Marine Use Compatibility

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
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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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A Guide to State Management of Offshore Wind Energy in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Source/Sponsor: 
NOAA
Creator/Author: 
Environmental Law Institute
Description: 

This Guide summarizes some of the key context surrounding the efforts of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia to support the sustainable development of offshore wind energy. It provides an overview of the states’ key legal authority, the federal Coastal Zone Management Act, and state priorities in offshore wind energy project review, including the categories of information needed to satisfy the various review processes.

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2 MB
Publication Date: 
Monday, April 1, 2013
Resource Type: 
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U.S. Wind Commercial Lease for Renewable Energy Development OCS-A 0490

Source/Sponsor: 
BOEM
Creator/Author: 
BOEM
Description: 

The lease entered into by and between the United States of America acting through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, its authorized officer, and U.S. Wind.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, October 6, 2014
3 MB
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U.S. Wind Commercial Lease for Renewable Energy Development OCS-A 0489

Source/Sponsor: 
BOEM
Creator/Author: 
BOEM
Description: 

The lease entered into by and between the United States of America acting through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, its authorized officer, and U.S. Wind.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, October 6, 2014
3 MB
Resource Type: 
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Recommended Criteria and Process for the Evaluation and Selection of Offshore Wind Applications

Source/Sponsor: 
Maryland Public Service Commission Staff
Creator/Author: 
Levitan & Associates
Description: 

From the Introduction and Overview: "This report was prepared to make certain that the Commission's offshore wind procurement, evaluation, and selection process (i) is as fair, transparent, and workable as possible, (ii) leads to robust and competitive bids, and (iii) preserves the ratepayer protections defined in the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013."

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17 MB
Publication Date: 
Friday, April 4, 2014
Resource Type: 
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CATCHING THE WIND:STATE ACTIONS NEEDED TO SEIZE THE GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY OF ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WIND POWER

Source/Sponsor: 
National Wildlife Federation
Creator/Author: 
National Wildlife Federation
Description: 

Report documents the unique benefits of Atlantic offshore wind power, evaluates the progress of offshore wind made to date, and identifies the critical actions state leaders must take to ensure the success of offshore wind.

http://www.nwf.org/~/media/PDFs/Global-Warming/Reports/Offshore-Wind/NWF_2014OffshoreWind7-9Pagesopt.pdf

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Resource Type: 
Document
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Litigation History of Cape Wind

Source/Sponsor: 
Cape Wind
Creator/Author: 
Cape Wind
Description: 

Cape Wind gives a brief overview of the litigation that the project has been involved in since 2003. Of the 32 cases filed against Cape Wind, 26 ruled in favor of Cape Wind, 5 were withdrawn, and the one ruling against was temporary. 

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373 KB
Publication Date: 
Friday, May 2, 2014
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Mass Audubon Position on Cape Wind

Source/Sponsor: 
Mass Audubon
Creator/Author: 
Jack Clark
Description: 

Mass Audubon comes out in favor of the Cape Wind project, with the assurance of additional studies on avian impacts. Their analysis has found that the project does not pose an ecologically significant threat to the living resources of the Nantucket Sound.

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44 KB
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Resource Type: 
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Cape Wind Final EIS

Source/Sponsor: 
U.S. Department of Energy
Creator/Author: 
U.S. Department of Energy
Description: 

The U.S. DoE issued the final version of the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Cape Wind Energy Project in accordance with NEPA. It is revised from a previous version from 2009.

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7 MB
Publication Date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Resource Type: 
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