On Oct. 19, 2023, BOEM announced a Draft Wind Energy Area (Draft WEA) in the Gulf of Maine and an accompanying a 30-day public comment period. The Draft WEA covers approximately 3,519,067 acres offshore Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, ranging from approximately 23 - 120 miles off the coast.
Please join us for the upcoming virtual public meetings, held on the following dates and times. All times are Eastern.
NOTE: There will be opportunities for questions and answers at these meetings. However, to submit a formal comment on the Draft WEA, please go to regulations.gov and search for docket number BOEM-2023-0054. BOEM will accept comments through 11:59 pm ET on Nov. 20, 2023.
- General Public
- Date: Wed., Nov. 1, 2023
- Time: 5-7pm EST
- Fisheries Meetings
- Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations (eNGOs)
- Date: Thur., Nov. 2, 2023
- Time: 2-4pm EST
- Shipping & Commercial Maritime
- Date: Fri., Nov. 3, 2023
- Time: 10am-12pm EST
For more information, visit the Gulf of Maine webpage at: https://www.boem.gov/renewable-energy/state-activities/maine/gulf-maine.
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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.