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MA - Additional Analysis Issued for Offshore Wind Project

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has completed a supplement to its draft environmental analysis of the proposed Vineyard Wind offshore energy project.

The BOEM is now requesting public comment.

Vineyard Wind is proposing an 800-megawatt energy project located approximately 12 nautical miles offshore Martha’s Vineyard and 12 nautical miles offshore Nantucket in the northern portion of its lease area.

In 2018 BOEM published a “Draft Environmental Impact Statement” for the project and received comments from a variety of stakeholders, including state and local governments, federal agencies, industry leaders, and the public.

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