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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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Title Source/Sponsorsort ascending Date
Floating Wind Turbines US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) May 10 2012
Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Between the US Bureau of Ocean Energy, Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) and US Coast Guard (USCG) Regarding Offshore Renewable Energy Installations on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE); US Coast Guard (USCG) Jul 27 2011
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)- North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jan 19 2011
Design Standards for Offshore Wind Farms US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Sep 29 2011
Offshore Renewable Energy Leasing: Rhode Island US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 15 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Delaware Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 24 2011
Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) from Undersea Power Cables on Elasmobranchs and Other Marine Species US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 18 2011
New Insights and New Tools Regarding Risk to Roseate Terns, Piping Plovers, and Red Knots from Wind Facility Operations on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Oct 17 2011
Potential Maryland Call Area (Discussed at June 24 Task Force Meeting) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 24 2011
Offshore Renewable Energy Program: Information Meetings US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 9 2011
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
Offshore Renewable Energy Program: Information Meetings US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 10 2011
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (Call) [Docket No. BOEM–2011–0049] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Meeting Purpose and Goal US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 23 2011
Rhode Island Information Meetings US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 3 2011
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) [Docket No. BOEM–2011–0063] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 18 2011
Record of Decision (ROD) Cape Wind Energy Project, Horseshoe Shoal, Nantucket Sound US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 20 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Overview of Maryland Request for Interest (RFI) Responses US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 23 2011
Seabed Scour Considerations for Offshore Wind Development on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Feb 10 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Potential Call Area US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 23 2011
Smart from the Start: Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) Environmental Analysis US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Mar 24 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force- Welcome & Introductions US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 7 2011
Offshore Electrical Cable Burial for Wind Farms: State of the Art, Standards and Guidance & Acceptable Burial Depths, Separation Distances and Sand Wave Effect US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Nov 28 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Virginia Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 17 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)- North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Update US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 11 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)-Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jun 24 2011
Guidelines for Providing Geological and Geophysical, Hazards, and Archaeological Information Pursuant to 30 CFR 285 US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Apr 21 2011
Offshore Renewable Energy Regulatory Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 26 2010
Call for Information (CFI) Renewable Energy Leasing US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jan 19 2011

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