BOEM - Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

09/12/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/13/2017 06:50

You are invited: BOEM's New York Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting

09-12-2017

BOEM invites you to attend BOEM's New York Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting on October 3, 2017 at the following location:

Hotel Indigo - East End
1830 West Main Street, Rt. 25
Riverhead, NY 11901
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Eastern)

This meeting is being held to continue stakeholder engagement related to the development of offshore wind resources on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore New York. The meeting objectives are to:

  • Update the Task Force and stakeholders on BOEM's recent leasing activities on the Outer Continental Shelf.
  • Introduce BOEM's Request for Feedback and discuss the Path Forward for future leasing activities on the Atlantic.
  • Update the Task Force and stakeholders on New York's Offshore Wind Master Plan and study efforts.
  • Provide opportunities for public input on the topics being considered by the Task Force.

More details on speakers and the agenda will be available on our website in the coming weeks. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the meeting starting at 9:00 a.m.and ending around 4:30 p.m. Auxiliary aids and services will be provided upon request. To obtain such services, please email me by close of business September 26, 2017.

As a reminder, this task force is an intergovernmental group. Task force members include Federal officials and elected state, local, and tribal officials, or designated member representatives.

Additional details, including BOEM's history of coordination with the New York Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force, are available on BOEM's website at: https://www.boem.gov/New-York/.

Stephen Boutwell
Office of Public Affairs - Renewable Energy
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Tel: 703-787-1531