FISHING INDUSTRY UPDATES
One goal of CFCRI is to expand the discussion among the fishing community about current issues impacting the fishing industry. Stay informed and updated about current issues and topics of discussion. Feel free to express your thoughts, questions, and ideas on any of the documents. For updates and meeting reminders, sign up for the CFCRI email list on the website's home page.
BOEM released the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact State (SDEIS) for the Vineyard Wind 1 project. To view the SDEIS please visit BOEM's website here.
To visit the virtual meeting room or to register for the virtual meeting please use this link: https://www.boem.gov/Vineyard-Wind-SEIS-Virtual-Meeting
The 45-day public comment period began on Friday, June 12 and comments into BOEM should be submitted no later than July 27, 2020.
BOEM’s virtual public meetings will be held at the following dates and times (Eastern) (links to meetings have not yet been posted and should be posted soon).
You may submit written comments electronically using Regulations.gov here.
You may also submit written comments by mail. Enclose your comment in an envelope labeled, “Vineyard Wind 1 COP EIS,” addressed to:
Program Manager, Office of Renewable Energy
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
45600 Woodland Road, VAM-OREP
Sterling, Virginia 20166
Comments must be postmarked by July 27, 2020.
Lease Area OCS - A 0520
Equinor is pleased to announce the official name of BOEM Lease Area OCS - A 520 off the coast of New England, Beacon Wind.
See PRESS RELEASE for more details.