You’re Invited: Gulf of Maine Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting

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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will host its third Gulf of Maine Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting May 10-11, 2023, in Bangor, Maine.  

The purpose of the meeting is to update task force members and the public on BOEM’s commercial and research offshore wind energy planning activities and to discuss next steps for the Gulf of Maine, including a Call for Information and Nominations.  

Established in 2019, this task force is composed of Federal, Tribal, state, and local government officials. It is tasked with facilitating the coordination of renewable energy planning activities on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Maine. It serves as a forum to discuss potential issues and concerns, as well as exchange data and information about ocean resources and uses. 

The public is encouraged to attend this meeting where there will be opportunity for public comment on both days. Additional information about the meeting will be available on BOEM's Gulf of Maine web page:  

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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.