US Wind Scoping Virtual Meetings

The Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the US Wind project offshore Maryland was published in the Federal Register on June 8, opening a 30-day comment period. The comment period has closed. Find the comments on and search for Docket No. BOEM-2022-0025.. The following documents are available for viewing:

BOEM held three virtual public meetings on June 21, 23 and 27:


Comments can be submitted in any of the following ways:

  • During any of the virtual public meetings, you may provide oral testimony. BOEM will limit such testimony to five minutes per speaker. Any speaker who wishes to provide more information than the five minutes allowed is encouraged to do so as a written comment.
  • In written form, delivered by mail or delivery service, enclosed in an envelope labeled, “US Wind COP EIS” and addressed to Program Manager, Office of Renewable Energy, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, Virginia 20166; or
  • Through the web portal: Navigate to and search for Docket No. BOEM-2022-0025. Click on the “Comment Now!” button to the right of the document link. Enter your information and comment, then click “Submit.”

BOEM does not consider anonymous comments. Please include your name and address as part of your submittal. All comments submitted will be made part of the public record and will be posted publicly without change. Comments must be sent by or postmarked no later than 11:59 PM on July 8, 2022.