Interior To Auction Nearly 742,000 Acres Offshore Massachusetts For Wind Energy Development

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As part of President Obama's comprehensive Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank today announced that nearly 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a January 29, 2014 competitive lease sale. Click here for more information.

Acting Director Cruickshank will be hosting a stakeholder call on this important announcement and is happy to answer any questions that you may have.

Call-in information:

Host: Walter Cruickshank, BOEM Acting Director
Time: TODAY at 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Number: 888-989-7542
Passcode: BOEM