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Offshore Wind Leases Could Come to North Carolina in 2016

Three areas offshore North Carolina could be open for lease as soon as 2016. Before that happens, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) must do an environmental review of these areas. As such, in January 2015, BOEM published an Environmental Assessment (EA) for public comment. To learn more, click here. Find out how you can use MarineCadastre.gov data to add images to your comments.

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