Details on NY Bight Offshore Wind Leasing

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the proposed sale notice (PSN) for offshore wind development in federal waters in the New York Bight.  The PSN provides detailed information concerning the areas available for leasing, the proposed lease provisions and conditions, auction details (e.g., criteria for evaluating competing bids and award procedures), and lease execution. BOEMContinue reading “Details on NY Bight Offshore Wind Leasing”

Citizen Science with New Ocean Alert Mobile App

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released Ocean Alert, a new mobile data collection app for marine megafauna sightings. Collected data will help BOEM plan offshore energy and mineral development in ways that lessen the potential impacts to species such as sea turtles, sharks and whales and their habitats. BOEM developed theContinue reading “Citizen Science with New Ocean Alert Mobile App”