Vineyard Wind offshore project facing environmental permitting delays

By Michelle Froese The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has delayed the issuance of Vineyard Wind’s final environmental impact statement (EIS). According to Vineyard Wind, it received notice that the BOEM was “not yet prepared to issue the final Environmental Impact Statement for the 800-MW Vineyard Wind 1 project.”
BOEM’s construction and operation status of the Vineyard Wind project, including this map, is available here.
The EIS is a mandatory document that sets forth the impact of a proposed project on its surrounding environment and informs the work and decisions of policymakers and stakeholders. For the Vineyard Wind project —

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