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Empire Wind Energy Project

PROJECT WEBSITE: Equinor's Empire Wind

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING STATUS
PLANNED

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING
PENDING

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING PROCESSES
COMPLETED

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SECTOR
Renewable Energy Production

CATEGORY
FAST-41 Covered Projects
Major Infrastructure Projects

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LEAD AGENCY
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Description:

Equinor Wind proposes to construct and operate the Empire Wind Energy Project located in Lease Area OCS-A 0512, which covers approximately 79,350 acres (ac; 32,112 hectares [ha]) and is located approximately 14 statute miles (mi) (12 nautical miles [nm], 22 kilometers [km]) south of Long Island, New York and 19.5 mi (16.9 nm, 31.4 km) east of Long Branch, New Jersey.

The Environmental Review and Permitting Status of this project will be changed to “In Progress” once the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been issued.