On September 29, 2023, BOEM announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) for the proposed Maryland Offshore Wind Project. As part of that announcement, BOEM initiated a 45-day public comment period that ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on November 20, 2023. BOEM has scheduled four public meetings during the comment period. The input received during the comment period will inform preparation of the Final EIS.
Please join us for the upcoming in-person and virtual public meetings, held on the following dates and times. All times are Eastern:
In-person public meetings:
- Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.
Ocean City Elementary School, 12828 Center Drive, Ocean City, MD 21842
- Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.
Indian River High School, 29772 Armory Road, Dagsboro, DE 19939
The in-person meetings will follow an informal open house format with a series of project information posters staffed by BOEM subject matter experts to share information with individual attendees.
Virtual public meetings:
The virtual public meetings are on the following dates. Registration is required. All times are Eastern:
- Thursday, October 19, 2023, 1:00 p.m.
- Monday, October 30, 2023, 5:00 p.m.
More information about the public meetings and detailed information about the proposed wind energy project, including how to comment, can be found on BOEM's website.
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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.