Cliffs by the ocean in Hawaii, Photo by U.S. Department of Interior

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the first step to support wind energy development in federal waters offshore Hawaii, by issuing a call for information and nominations to gauge the wind industry’s interest in commercial wind leases in two areas offshore Oahu.

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Brian Jordan

Secretary Sally Jewell presented the Secretary of the Interior’s Historic Preservation Award for 2015 to Dr. Brian Jordan, Chief of BOEM's Branch of Environmental Consultation and Federal Preservation Officer, during a Departmental ceremony on June 17.

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the proposed lease sale for 81,130 acres offshore New York for commercial wind energy leasing.

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the proposed lease sale for 81,130 acres offshore New York for commercial wind energy leasing.

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Offshore-Wind-Turbine

BOEM announced today it will initiate planning with the State of California to establish an Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force to examine opportunities for offshore renewable energy development along the Golden State.

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