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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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States: Assessment of Opportunities and Barriers National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sep 1 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
Massachusetts Update on the Revised Draft Request for Interest (RFI) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 8 2010
Request for Interest (RFI) in Renewable Energy Leasing Offshore Maine US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 14 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Maine Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 14 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Maine Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 14 2010
Untapped Wealth: Offshore Wind Can Deliver Cleaner, More Affordable Energy and More Jobs Than Offshore Oil Oceana Sep 27 2010
Long-Term Contracting for Offshore Wind Energy and Tidal Projects- Order on Rate Impact Limitation Provision [Docket No. 2010-235] Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Sep 28 2010
Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf- Cape Wind Associates, LLC [Renewable Energy Lease No. OCS-A-0478] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Oct 6 2010
Approximate Overlay of Maryland's Offshore Wind Energy Request for Interest (RFI) Area, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Data and Developer Interest Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Nov 9 2010
Offshore Maryland- Request for Interest (RFI) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 9 2010
Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Request for Interest (RFI) Area Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Nov 10 2010
New York's Offshore Planning Effort New York State Department of State (DOS) Nov 18 2010
Offshore Renewable Energy in New York New York State Department of State (DOS) Nov 18 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)-New York Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 18 2010
Overview of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Regulatory Framework, Leasing Process, and Environmental Compliance Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 18 2010
Request for Interest (RFI) in Renewable Energy Leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 18 2010
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) New York Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting-Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 18 2010

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