Empire Wind Energy ProjectPERMITTING DASHBOARD PROJECT POSTING DATE: APRIL 20, 2020
PROJECT WEBSITE: Equinor's Empire Wind
All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING STATUS
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING
Other Agencies with Actions or Authorizations:
Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers - Civil Works
Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers - Regulatory
Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service
Environmental Protection Agency
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 project includes development of the lease area in two wind farms, known as Empire Wind 1 (EW 1) and Empire Wind 2 (EW 2). EW 1 and EW 2 will be electrically isolated and independent from each other. Empire Wind proposes to construct and operate up to 147 wind turbines and up to 2 offshore substations with 2 cable routes under the terms of the Renewable Energy Lease.
The Executive Director granted a Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) request to extend the EIS, COP, Section 106, ESA, EFH, Section 10/404 completion date on March 23, 2023. The Executive Director determination is posted here.
The Executive Director granted a Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) request to extend the OCS Air Permit completion date on September 06, 2023. The Executive Director determination is posted here.
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