On Jan. 30, 2023, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register to update regulations for clean energy development on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.
BOEM has extended the comment period and will accept comments on the proposed rule through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, May 1, 2023.
The proposed regulations would modernize regulations, streamline processes, clarify ambiguous provisions and enhance compliance provisions in order to decrease costs and uncertainty associated with the deployment of offshore wind facilities.
For more information go to: https://www.boem.gov/renewable-energy/regulatory-framework-and-guidelines.
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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.