You’re Invited: California Proposed Lease Sale Public Auction Seminar

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On May 26, 2022, the Department of the Interior announced a proposed lease sale for three proposed lease areas in the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area off central California and two proposed lease areas in the Humboldt Wind Energy Area off northern California. 

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) in the Federal Register on May 31, 2022, which initiated a 60-day public comment period ending at 8:59 p.m. (Pacific) on August 1, 2022. 

During the comment period, BOEM will hold an auction seminar for prospective bidders, which will be open to the public. The seminar will describe the auction format, explain the auction rules and demonstrate the auction process through meaningful examples.

California Auction Seminar
June 16, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Pacific)

For the agenda and information on how to join the webinar, please visit:

Additional information on the auction seminar and how to provide comments on the Proposed Sale Notice is available on our website at:

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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.