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public comment period has opened

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the project November 18 , 2022, opening a 60-day public comment period, which ends at 11:59 p.m. ET, January 17, 2023.

How to attend and comment

Attend a Public Meeting (all meetings are virtual):

Register at Empire Wind | Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (
• Wednesday, December 7, 2022; 5:00 PM ET
• Tuesday, December 13, 2022; 5:00 PM ET
• Thursday, December 15, 2022; 1:00 PM ET

Comment Online:

Search for Docket No. BOEM-2022-0053 at, select “Comment” below the document link, enter your comment and then select “Submit.”

Comment via Postal Mail:

Send written comments in an envelope labeled “Empire Wind COP DEIS” and addressed to:

Program Chief, Office of Renewable Energy Programs

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

45600 Woodland Road

Sterling, VA 20166