Contacts: Stephen Boutwell
BOEM invites you to our Joint Rhode Island and Massachusetts Intergovernmental Task Force meeting on April 24, 2018, via webinar. The webinar will begin approximately at 9:30 AM and is expected to conclude around noon. Please plan to log in to the webinar 10-15 minutes early to register and test your connection.
The purpose of the meeting is to exchange information regarding BOEM's renewable energy leasing efforts on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
The agenda will include updates on the following topics:
- BOEM Atlantic renewable energy leasing activities
- The Atlantic Wind Lease Sale 4A (ATLW-4A) Proposed Sale Notice offshore Massachusetts
- The status of existing commercial wind energy leases offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts
- The Vineyard Wind Construction and Operations Plan review for commercial lease OCS-A 0501
Additional meeting information including an agenda will be available on our website at: https://www.boem.gov/Commercial-Wind-Lease-Rhode-Island-and-Massachusetts/
As a reminder, the Joint Rhode Island and Massachusetts Renewable Energy Task Force is an intergovernmental group. Task Force members include Federal officials and elected state, local, and tribal officials, and/or designated member representatives.
Additional details, including BOEM's history of coordination with the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Task Forces, are available on BOEM's website at: https://www.boem.gov/Rhode-Island/ and https://www.boem.gov/Massachusetts/.