BOEM Officially Designates California’s Morro Bay Area For Offshore Wind

November 17, 2021
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has officially designated the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (WEA) off California’s central coast for offshore wind power development, triggering a 60-day public comment period and signaling the development of an environmental assessment (EA) of the project area. “Offshore wind presents a significant opportunity for California and our nation as we transition to clean, renewable energy,” said BOEM Director Amanda Lefton in a Nov. 12 press release. “Today’s announcement represents significant progress towards...

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