On June 6, 2016, BOEM published the Environmental Assessment for Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New York (EA) for a 30-day public comment period.
In response to stakeholder requests, BOEM is now extending the public comment period. The original comment deadline, set for July 6, has been extended until July 13, 2016.
Comments can be submitted by one of two methods:
- Electronically at http://www.regulations.gov. In the entry entitled, 'Enter Keyword or ID,' enter BOEM-2016-0038, then click 'search.' Follow the instructions to submit public comments.
- Mail or deliver in an envelope labeled 'Comments on New York EA' to:
- BOEM Office of Renewable Energy Programs
45600 Woodland Road, VAM-OREP
Sterling, Virginia, 20166
To access the EA and to learn more about wind energy planning and leasing activities offshore New York, please visit our website at: http://www.boem.gov/New-York/.