RED BANK, NJ - The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will be hosting three public meetings and a webinar to discuss feedback that we have received from a recently published Call for Information and Nominations (Call) for potential offshore wind energy leasing and development in the New York Bight.

When: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 
Where: Long Branch Library, Long Branch, NJ, 328 Broadway 

Webinar - Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 
Webinar hosted by BOEM
https://orep.adobeconnect.com/nybightareaid/
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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BOEM will present its most recent analysis that incorporates comments received from the Call.  In addition, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback to help inform BOEM’s decision-making process.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management published a Call for Information and Nominations (Call) on April 11, 2018 to obtain nominations from companies interested in commercial wind energy leases within the proposed area in the New York Bight.  

This region represents an area of shallow waters between Long Island (to the north and east) and the New Jersey coast (to the south and west).

In addition to nominations, BOEM seeks public input on the potential for wind energy development in the Call Area. This includes site conditions, resources, and multiple uses in close proximity to, or within, the Call Areas that would be relevant to BOEM’s review of any nominations submitted, as well as BOEM’s subsequent decision whether to offer all or part of the Call Areas for commercial wind leasing.

Click on this Map that shows the New York Bight Call for Information and Nominations Areas.

There are two renewable energy projects underway offshore New Jersey. For more information please click HERE.

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