fishermen

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo Letter to BOEM Regarding the NY Wind Energy Area

Source/Sponsor: 
State of Rhode Island
Creator/Author: 
Governor Gina Raimondo
Description: 

In this letter to BOEM, Rhode Island encourages BOEM to consider the Rhode Island model of stakeholder engagement and to engage with Rhode Island stakeholders as BOEM reviews NY wind energy area development plans. Development plans may impact RI commercial fishermen. Rhode Island qualifies as an "affected state" and should be eligible to participate in the interstate renewable energy task force for the NY wind energy area.

 

pdf
Publication Date: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
3 MB
Resource Type: 
Document
Multi-State:

Rhode Island Stakeholder Concerns Regarding the New York Wind Energy Area

Source/Sponsor: 
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Creator/Author: 
Division of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Fisheries Section
Description: 

The New York Wind Energy Area location poses problems for Rhode Island commercial fishermen, impacing squid and sea scallop fisheries, according to RIDEM's analysis. This document summarizes Rhode Island stakeholders' concerns expressed at a public meeting on 18 May 2016.

pdf
Publication Date: 
Friday, July 22, 2016
5 MB
Resource Type: 
Document
Multi-State:
Subscribe to RSS - fishermen