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News from Our Partners

The following are news releases issued by MARCO partner organizations related to ocean planning topics in the Mid-Atlantic region.

(Updated 2/22/24)

BOEM: BOEM Approves Construction and Operations Plan for Empire Wind’s Offshore Wind Project, 2/22/24

NOAA Fisheries: NOAA Fisheries Implements the Prohibition of Commercial Fishing in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, 2/15/24

BOEM: BOEM Seeks Input on Draft Environmental Analysis for Additional Site Assessment Activities on Proposed Wind Energy Project Offshore Massachusetts, 2/1/24

BOEM: BOEM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Analysis of Central Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Areas, 1/11/23

BOEM: BOEM Announces Draft Environmental Review of Future Development of Wind Lease Areas Offshore New York and New Jersey, 1/8/24

DNREC: DNREC State Energy Office Delivers Offshore Wind Procurement Report to Governor, Legislators, 1/3/24

BOEM: Updated Guidelines for Providing Geophysical, Geotechnical and Geohazard Information, 1/2/24

USDOI: Interior Department Proposes Offshore Wind Sale in the Central Atlantic, 12/11/23

BOEM: Biden Harris Administration Advances Offshore Wind in the Central Atlantic, 12/11/23

BOEM: BOEM Completes Environmental Analysis for Proposed Wind Project Offshore Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island, 12/11/23

BOEM: Biden-Harris Administration Approves Sixth Offshore Wind Project, 11/21/23

BOEM: Biden-Harris Administration Approves Largest Offshore Wind Project in the Nation, 10/31/23

BOEM: Public Meetings on Draft Environmental Review for Proposed Maryland Offshore Wind Project, 10/16/23

BOEM: BOEM Seeks Public Input on Draft Environmental Review of Proposed Wind Energy Project Offshore Maryland, 9/29/23

BOEM: BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Proposed Wind Project Offshore Virginia, 9/25/23

DOE: Biden-Harris Administration Releases Roadmap to Accelerate Offshore Wind Transmission and Improve Grid Resilience and Reliability, 9/19/23

BOEM: BOEM Completes Environmental Analysis for Proposed Wind Project Offshore New York, 9/13/23

BOEM: BOEM Finalizes Wind Energy Areas in the Central Atlantic, 7/31/23

RWSC: Draft Science Plan Now Available for Review, 6/30/23

BOEM: BOEM Releases Studies Development Plan for Fiscal Years 2024 and 2025, 6/15/23

MAFMC: U.S. Fishery Management Council Report Finds More than 72% of Federal Waters Classified as “Conservation Areas,” 6/13/23

NOAA: Biden-Harris Administration announces $2.6 billion framework through Investing in America agenda to protect coastal communities and restore marine resources, 6/6/23

BOEM: BOEM Completes Environmental Analysis for Proposed Wind Project Offshore New Jersey, 5/22/23

BOEM: BOEM Seeks Public Input on Draft Environmental Analysis for Proposed Wind Energy Project Offshore New Jersey, 5/15/23

BOEM: BOEM Advances Offshore Wind Leasing Process in the Gulf of Maine, 4/25/23

USDOI: Interior Department Announces Start of Turbine Construction for Commercial-Scale, Offshore Wind Energy Project in Federal Waters, 4/3/23

BOEM: Comment Period Extended for Renewable Energy Modernization Rule, 3/30/23

NOAA Fisheries: Frequent Questions—Offshore Wind and Whales, 3/29/23

DNREC: Delaware State Reef Guide 2023-24, March 2023

NOAA: Fisheries and Offshore Wind Interactions: Synthesis of Science, March 2023

NOAA: Ocean Climate Action Plan Background Information, 3/22/23

BOEM: BOEM Announces New National Academies Committee on Offshore Wind Energy and Fisheries, 2/6/23

USDOI: Interior Department Finalizes Offshore Wind Safety and Environmental Responsibilities, 1/17/23

NOAA: NOAA awards $20.5 million for ocean and coastal resource management, 1/17/23

USFWS: Notice of Intent published to draft Management Plan for Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, 12/28/22

BOEM: BOEM Advances Review for Two Proposed Wind Projects Off Atlantic Coast, 12/12/22

DOE: WETO Releases $28 Million Funding Opportunity to Address Key Deployment Challenges for Offshore, Land-Based, and Distributed Wind, 12/6/22

BOEM/NOAA: BOEM and NOAA announce joint strategy for fisheries surveys, 12/5/22

BOEM: BOEM Identifies Draft Wind Energy Areas in the Central Atlantic for Public Review and Comment, 11/16/22

BOEM: BOEM FY2022 Quarter 2 Environmental Studies Report Now Available, 11/15/22

BOEM: BOEM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Analysis for Proposed Wind Energy Project Offshore New York, 11/14/22

NJBPU: New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Selects Offshore Wind Transmission Project Proposed by Mid-Atlantic Offshore Development and Jersey Central Power & Light Company in First in Nation State Agreement Approach Solicitation, 10/26/22

BOEM: BOEM Encourages Nominations for New National Academies Committee for Offshore Wind Energy and Fisheries, 10/26/22

BOEM/NOAA: BOEM and NOAA Fisheries Announce Draft North Atlantic Right Whale and Offshore Wind Strategy, 10/21/22

New Jersey Governors Office: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Increasing Offshore Wind Goal to 11,000 MW by 2040, 9/27/22

BOEM: BOEM Enhances its Processes to Identify Future Offshore Wind Energy Areas, 9/16/22

NYSERDA: Request for Information (RFI) 5166: Offshore Wind Cable Corridor Constraints Assessment, 8/30/22

BOEM: Comment Period Extended for Ocean Wind 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement, 8/3/22

NOAA Fisheries: Rule to Amend the North Atlantic Right Whale Vessel Speed Regulations Open for Comment, 7/29/22

BOEM: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Announces Environmental Review of Six Wind Lease Areas Offshore New York and New Jersey, 7/13/22

White House: FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Launches New Federal-State Offshore Wind Partnership to Grow American-Made Clean Energy, 6/23/22

BOEM: BOEM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Fisheries Mitigation Strategy, 6/23/22

BOEM: BOEM Standardizes Process for Environmental Reviews of Offshore Wind Construction and Operations Plans, 6/23/22

BOEM: BOEM Invites Public Comment on Draft Environmental Analysis for Proposed Wind Energy Project Offshore New Jersey, 6/17/22

White House: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Celebrates World Ocean Day with Actions to Conserve America’s Deepest Atlantic Canyon, Cut Plastic Pollution, and Create America’s First-Ever Ocean Climate Action Plan, 6/8/22

USDOI: Department of the Interior Announces Environmental Review of First Proposed Wind Energy Project Offshore Maryland, 6/6/22

USDOI: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Winners of Carolina Long Bay Offshore Wind Energy Auction, 5/11/22

USDOI: Biden-Harris Administration Advances Offshore Wind Energy Leasing on Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, 4/27/22

USDOI: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Wind Energy Lease Sale Offshore the Carolinas, 3/25/22

USDOI: Biden-Harris Administration Sets Offshore Energy Records with $4.37 Billion in Winning Bids for Wind Sale, 2/25/22

BOEM: BOEM Announces Multi-Agency Approach to Enhance Existing Protection Efforts for Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales, 2/7/22

BOEM: BOEM and NOAA Announce Interagency Collaboration to Advance Offshore Wind Energy, 1/12/22

USDOI: Interior Department Announces Historic Wind Energy Auction Offshore New York and New Jersey, 1/12/22

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