BOEM Task Force

U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Gulf of Maine Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force

BOEM has invited Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts to participate in a Gulf of Maine Task Force to identify potential opportunities for renewable energy leasing and development on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Maine; federal jurisdiction begins three miles beyond the coast. The Task Force meetings are open to the public and stakeholders are encouraged to participate, either in-person or through written comments throughout the process. There will also be opportunities to participate at the State level with the Maine Offshore Wind Initiative, described below.