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FAST-41 Postings by Agencies for Empire Wind Energy Project

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

( September 8, 2023 )
Application and Supporting Documents
Information on the status of mitigation measures

Will be determined in the Record of Decision (ROD).  When complete, the ROD will be posted on the website noted above.

Description of the status of any litigation

None.

Information about project-related public meetings, public hearings, and public comment periods

Refer to website noted above.

Description of any Federal agency action taken or decision made that materially affects the status of the project

Refer to website noted above.

Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service

( July 7, 2022 )
FAST-41 Initiation Notice

BOEM has posted the FIN.

Application and Supporting Documents

None at this time.

Information on the status of mitigation measures

None at this time.

Description of the status of any litigation

NA

Information about project-related public meetings, public hearings, and public comment periods

FWS has no project-related public events.

Description of any Federal agency action taken or decision made that materially affects the status of the project

None at this time.

Department of the Army

( August 12, 2022 )
FAST-41 Initiation Notice

Provided by lead agency

Application and Supporting Documents

Not available at this time

Information on the status of mitigation measures

No decision on mitigation requirements made at this time

Description of the status of any litigation

N/A

Information about project-related public meetings, public hearings, and public comment periods

Not available at this time

Description of any Federal agency action taken or decision made that materially affects the status of the project

No final action/decision taken at this time

Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

( September 9, 2022 )
FAST-41 Initiation Notice

Posted by lead agency.

Application and Supporting Documents

Link to NMFS Incidental Take Authorization page for Empire Wind, which includes all supporting documents (including the ITA application), and all Federal Register publications (NOR, Proposed ITA, and Final ITA Regulations): 

https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/action/incidental-take-authorization-empire-offshore-wind-llc-construction-empire-wind-project-ew1?check_logged_in=1

Information on the status of mitigation measures

N/A

Description of the status of any litigation

N/A

Information about project-related public meetings, public hearings, and public comment periods

See link to NMFS ITA page for Empire Wind

Description of any Federal agency action taken or decision made that materially affects the status of the project

N/A

Environmental Protection Agency

( December 7, 2022 )
FAST-41 Initiation Notice

Posted by lead agency

Application and Supporting Documents

Posted at this link when available:

Outer Continental Shelf permit: https://www.epa.gov/caa-permitting

Information on the status of mitigation measures

N/A

Description of the status of any litigation

No EPA litigation information at this time

Information about project-related public meetings, public hearings, and public comment periods

Posted at this link when available:

Outer Continental Shelf permit: https://www.epa.gov/caa-permitting

Description of any Federal agency action taken or decision made that materially affects the status of the project

Posted at this link when available:

Outer Continental Shelf permit: https://www.epa.gov/caa-permitting