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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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Massachusetts Update on the Revised Draft Request for Interest (RFI) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 8 2010
Evaluate the Effect of Turbine Period of Vibration Requirement on Structural Design Parameters: Technical Report of Findings US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 1 2010
Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States: Assessment of Opportunities and Barriers National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sep 1 2010
Offshore Renewable Energy Regulatory Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 26 2010
Renewable Energy Overview US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 26 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Delaware Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 15 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Delaware Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy on the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 15 2010
Request for Interest (RFI) in Renewable Energy Leasing Offshore Delaware- Discussion of Responses Received US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 15 2010
Maryland Offshore Energy Task Force US Coast Guard (USCG) Jul 14 2010
Request for Renewable Energy Alternate Use Lease on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) near North Carolina Apex Wind Energy (Outer Banks Offshore Energy) Jul 14 2010
Maryland's Stakeholder Outreach and the MMS Offshore Wind Energy Task Force Draft Request for Interest (RFI) Area Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Jul 14 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)-Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jul 14 2010
Offshore Delaware- Request for Interest (RFI) [Docket No. MMS-2010-OMM-0017] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jul 9 2010
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the US Department of Interior (DOI) and the US Department of Energy (DOE) for Coordinated Deployment of Offshore Wind on the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Department of Interior (DOI); US Department of Energy (DOE) Jun 29 2010
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING Between THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR And THE STATES OF MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY,DELAWARE, MARYLAND, VIRGINIA,NORTH CAROLINA To CREATE AN ATLANTIC OFFSHORE WIND Hampton Roads Partnership Jun 8 2010
Offshore Wind Turbine Inspection Refinements Final Report US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Jun 4 2010
New Jersey Minerals Management Service (MMS) Task Force Meeting US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 12 2010
Executive Summary of Research on Offshore Wind Farms on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)- Damage and Critical Analysis of Accidents- Safety Management System Template & Structure, Equipment & Systems US Minerals Management Service (MMS) May 11 2010
Finding of No New Significant Impact (FONNSI) Issuance of Lease for Cape Wind Energy Project US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 28 2010
Record of Decision (ROD) Cape Wind Energy Project, Horseshoe Shoal, Nantucket Sound US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 28 2010
Cape Wind Energy Project Environmental Assessment (EA) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 28 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 27 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 27 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 27 2010
US Coast Guard (USCG)- Roles and Reponsibilities for Offshore Renewable Energy Installations (OREI) US Coast Guard (USCG) Apr 27 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Virginia Task Force US Department of Navy (DON) Apr 27 2010
Offshore Delaware- Request for Interest (RFI) [Docket No. MMS-2010-OMM-0017] US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 26 2010
Delaware Request for Interest (RFI) Area US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 21 2010
Overview of Minerals Management Service (MMS) Environmental Review Process US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 14 2010
Minerals Management Service (MMS) Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Offshore Renewable Energy Leasing Process US Minerals Management Service (MMS) Apr 14 2010

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