Bureau of Ocean Energy Management November 18, 2022 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Empire Offshore Wind, LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore New York
Document Number: 2022-25034
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
BOEM announces the availability of the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the construction and operations plan (COP) submitted by Empire Offshore Wind, LLC (Empire Wind) for its proposed Empire Wind Project (Project) offshore New York. The DEIS analyzes the potential environmental impacts of the Project as described in the COP (the proposed action) and the alternatives to the proposed action. This notice of availability (NOA) announces the start of the public review and comment period, as well as the dates and times for public hearings on the DEIS. After BOEM holds the public hearings and addresses comments provided, BOEM will publish a final environmental impact statement (EIS). The EIS will inform BOEM's decision whether to approve, approve with modifications, or disapprove the COP.
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