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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 descending Date
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)- Virginia Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jun 5 2012
Offshore Maryland—Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM–2011–0058] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 3 2012
30 CFR 585- Renewable Energy and Alternate Uses of Existing Facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Oct 18 2011
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities- Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas- Biological Assessment (BA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 24 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Process for Unsolicited Lease Requests US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 8 2010
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities- Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas- Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)- Volume I: Chapters 1-8 US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 1 2012
New York- Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Offshore Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Rhode Island Renewable Energy Task Force Webinar US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 1 2012
Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts- Notice of the Availability (NOA) of an Environmental Assessment (EA) [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0048] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jul 3 2012
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities- Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas- Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)- Volume II: Figures, Tables, Appendices, and Keyword Index US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 1 2012
Finding of No Historic Properties Affected for the Issuance of Commercial Leases within the Delaware Wind Energy Area (WEA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 26 2012
Notice of Proposed Grant Area and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Proposal [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0023] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 21 2011
Maine Statoil Requested Lease Area US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Oct 18 2011
Notice of Proposed Grant Area and Request for Competitive Interest (RFCI) Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System [Docket No. BOEM 2012-0009] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 23 2012
Offshore Maine- Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0049] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 10 2012
Fiscal Terms and Auction Format US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jun 5 2012
Notice of the Availability (NOA) of an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)- Mid-Atlantic Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) [Docket No. BOEM 2011-0088] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 3 2012
Offshore Maine- Request for Interest (RFI) and Request for Public Comment [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0003] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 10 2012
General Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Lease Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Offshore Rhode Island- Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) for Proposed Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Area, Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System (BITS) [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0068] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 7 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM) Renewable Energy Program US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 29 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Call for Information and Nominations (CFI) [Docket No. BOEM-2011-0097] US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 26 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Maine Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Dec 8 2011
Wind Energy Planning Areas- Massachusetts to Virginia US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 10 2012
Offshore Massachusetts- Announcement of Area Identification US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 30 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)- New York Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Inventory and Analysis of Archaeological Site Occurrence on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Apr 3 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)-Maryland Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Jul 14 2010
Fiscal Terms and Auction Format US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Aug 8 2012
Rhode Island & Massachusetts Area Identification- Wind Energy Area (WEA) (with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Chart background) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Feb 22 2012

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