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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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Federal Resources

Title Source/Sponsorsort descending Date
Federal Revenue and Economic Impacts from BOEM Offshore Wind Leasing American Clean Power Dec 1 2021
References- Birds, Bats, Fish, Marine Mammals & Sea Turtles, Benthos & Plankton American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Nov 10 2011
Wildlife Protection Laws and Offshore Wind Energy Development in the U.S. American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Dec 14 2011
Recommended Practices for Design, Deployment, and Operation of Offshore Wind Turbines in the United States American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Sep 16 2012
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
Maine Aqua Ventus Proposal Aqua Ventus Aug 30 2013
Unsolicited Right-of-Way (ROW) Grant Application for the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Project Atlantic Grid Development, LLC Aug 18 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll- Delaware Toplines Atlantic Wind Connection Oct 27 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Delaware Poll Analysis Offshore Wind Generation Atlantic Wind Connection Oct 27 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll- Maryland Toplines Atlantic Wind Connection Nov 14 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Maryland Poll Analysis Offshore Wind Generation Atlantic Wind Connection Nov 14 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll- New Jersey Toplines Atlantic Wind Connection Oct 27 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll New Jersey Analysis Atlantic Wind Connection Oct 27 2011
Atlantic Wind Connection's (AWC's) Petition for Declaratory Order [Docket No. EL 11-13-000] Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) Companies Dec 20 2010
BOEM Contracts for Tourism Study on Block Island Wind Farm BOEM Feb 2 2017
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Empire Offshore Wind, LLC’s Proposed Wind Energy Facilities Offshore New York BOEM Jun 24 2021
U.S. Department of Energy Response to Executive Order 14017, “America’s Supply Chains” BOEM Mar 24 2022
Federal Register of Claim to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument BOEM Jul 20 2013
Achieving American Leadership in the Wind Supply Chain BOEM Mar 24 2022
South Fork Construction and Operations Plan Approval Letter BOEM Feb 17 2022
Commercial Wind Leasing Offshore Rhode Island And Massachusetts BOEM Jan 16 2020
Biden-Harris Administration Sets Offshore Energy Records 437 Billion Winning Bids Wind BOEM Jan 12 2022
Vineyard Wind COP Approval Letter BOEM May 1 2021
BOEM Reassignment of Delaware Lease BOEM Dec 20 2016
Humboldt Wind Energy Final EA BOEM May 5 2022
Site Assessment Plan (SAP) Maryland Offshore Wind Project Lease OCS-A 0490 BOEM Oct 22 2020
COMMERCIAL LEASE OF SUBMERGED LANDS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ON THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF BOEM May 1 2022
BOEM and NOAA Announce Interagency Collaboration to Advance Offshore Wind Energy BOEM Jan 12 2022
BOEM Finalizes North Carolina Offshore Lease BOEM Oct 2 2017
BOEM Draft Guidance on Use of a Project Design Envelope BOEM Jan 12 2018

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