BOEM Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Sunrise Offshore Wind Project

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On August 30, the Department of the Interior announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) would be conducting an environmental review of a  commercial-scale offshore wind project proposed by Sunrise Wind, LLC.

On August 31, BOEM published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in the Federal Register on the proposed project, which initiated a 30-day public comment period, ending on September 30.

On September 3, BOEM will publish a correction to the NOI to address technical errors found in the original notice. Through this notice, BOEM will also extend the public comment period until 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on October 4.

To obtain a copy of the corrected NOI, as well as more information on the proposed offshore wind project, BOEM’s environmental review, and how to provide public comment, please go to BOEM’s Sunrise Wind project webpage.

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The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is responsible for America’s offshore energy and mineral resources. The bureau promotes energy independence, environmental protection and economic development through responsible, science-based management of energy and mineral resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.