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Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Appendix A Agency Correspondence

Source/Sponsor: 
Deepwater Wind
Creator/Author: 
Tetra Tech EC
Description: 

Appendix A consists of official correspondence from the Town of New Shoreham; Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC); Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM); Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission (RIHIP & HC); Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office; Massachusetts State Historic Preservation Office; New York State Historic Preservation Office; Narragansett Tribal Historic Preservation Office; Wampagnoag Tribal Historic Preservation Office; Shinnecock Indian Nation; National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS); National Park Service (NPS); US Coast Guard (USCG); US Department of Commerce (DOC); US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS); and, Town of Narragansett. 

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)- Executive Summary

Source/Sponsor: 
Deepwater Wind
Creator/Author: 
Tetra Tech EC
Description: 

Deepwater Wind has prepared this Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to support the environmental assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as well as the environmental analysis required as part of other federal, state, and local approvals and consultations for the project.  The project includes the development of a 30MW offshore wind farm located approximately 3 miles southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island (entirely in state waters).   It also includes the development of a 34.5 kV AC bi-directional submarine transmission cable that will run up to approximately 22 miles from Block Island to the Rhode Island mainland (within state and federal waters).

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Virginia Offshore Wind Energy Development- Conflicts, Challenges, and Solutions

Source/Sponsor: 
Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCREC)
Creator/Author: 
Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCREC)
Description: 

Overview of offshore Virginia wind energy development activities 2009-2011.

 
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Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
2 MB
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Presentation
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Deepwater Wind Energy Center: A Landmark Renewable Energy & Transmission Project for Long Island

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

Fact sheet for the proposed Deepwater Wind Energy Center, which would consist of 160 offshore wind turbines located 30 miles east of Long Island, New York (nameplate capacity 900 MW), as well as a 98-mile, 600 MW submarine transmission line connecting the wind farm and Long Island to southeastern New England.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, July 26, 2012
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Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)

Deep Water Wind Report Cover
Source/Sponsor: 
Deepwater Wind
Creator/Author: 
Tetra Tech EC, Inc.
Description: 

Deepwater Wind has prepared this Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to support the environmental assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as well as the environmental analysis required as part of other federal, state, and local approvals and consultations for the project. The project includes the development of a 30MW offshore wind farm located approximately 3 miles southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island (entirely in state waters). It also includes the development of a 34.5 kV AC bi-directional submarine transmission cable that will run up to approximately 22 miles from Block Island to the Rhode Island mainland (within state and federal waters).

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Publication Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2012
10 MB
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MarineCadastre.gov

Source/Sponsor: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coastal Services Center (CSC); US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM)
Creator/Author: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coastal Services Center (CSC); US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM)
Description: 

Integrated marine information system that provides jurisdictional, legal, physical, ecological, and human use data in a common geographic information system (GIS) framework.  Maintained by NOAA- Coastal Services Center (CSC) and BOEM.

Link to MarineCadastre.gov

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Website

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Evaluation of North Carolina Areas Under Consideration for Wind Development

Source/Sponsor: 
US Coast Guard (USCG)
Creator/Author: 
US Coast Guard (USCG)
Description: 

Overview of US Coast Guard's (USCG's) evaluation of suitability of proposed offshore North Carolina Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) for navigational safety.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
3 MB
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Presentation

UNC Offshore Wind Power Development Follow-Up Study: Suggested Revisions to AOI #3 and Suggested Cautions to AOI #4

Source/Sponsor: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS)
Creator/Author: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS)
Description: 

Overview of 2011-2012 follow-up to the 2009 Coastal Wind study, including extension from 30 m to 50 m isobath; fine scale assessment of Area of Interest (AOI) #3; and, review of potential Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) conflicts in AOI #4.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
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Presentation

Visualization Study for Offshore North Carolina

Source/Sponsor: 
Mangi Environmental Group; TJ Boyle Associates, LPES, Inc.
Creator/Author: 
Mangi Environmental Group; TJ Boyle Associates, LPES, Inc.
Description: 

Overview of Visualization Study for Offshore North Carolina, including development of single-frame and panoramic simulations and animated videos, and documentation of meteorological conditions.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
15 MB
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Presentation

Planning and Environmental Review for Commercial Wind Leasing Offshore North Carolina

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

Overview of steps involved in Call for Information and Nominations (CFI), environmental review and leasing stages.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
12 MB
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