News from Our Partners
The following are news releases issued by MARCO and the Portal Team's partner organizations related to ocean planning topics in the Mid-Atlantic region.
State of New Jersey: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Increase Offshore Wind Goal to 7,500 Megawatts by 2035, 11/19/19
BOEM: New BOEM Report Projects Future Offshore Sand Resource Needs, 7/12/19
State of New Jersey: New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Awards Historic 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation to Ørsted’s Ocean Wind Project, 6/21/19
WHITE HOUSE: Proclamation on National Ocean Month, 5/31/19
BOEM: New OceanReports Tool Brings Ocean Data to Your Fingertips, 4/22/19
Dept. of Energy: Powering the Blue Economy: Exploring Opportunities for Marine Renewable Energy in Maritime Markets, April 2019
NOAA Fisheries: NOAA, BOEM, and Fishing Industry Sign New Memorandum of Understanding, 3/26/19
BOEM/DOI: Trump Administration Delivers Historic Progress on Offshore Wind, 10/18/18
State of New Jersey: New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Opens Largest Single-State Offshore Wind Solicitation in the Country, 9/18/18
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council: MAFMC and NEFMC Launch Northeast Offshore Wind Webpage, 7/11/18
WHITE HOUSE: President Donald J. Trump is Promoting America’s Ocean Economy, 6/19/18
NOAA Digital Coast: Tool Reduces Ocean Conflicts, 6/5/18
U.S. Dept. of the Interior: Secretary Zinke Announces Plan For Unleashing America's Offshore Oil and Gas Potential, 1/4/18.
New York State: New York State Submits Offshore Areas for Potential Wind Development Off Atlantic Coast, 10/2/17.
NOAA Fisheries: Chris Oliver Appointed to Lead NOAA Fisheries, 6/19/17.
U.S. Dept. of the Interior: Interior Department
Releases List of Monuments Under Review, Announces First-Ever Formal
Public Comment Period for Antiquities Act Monuments, 5/5/17.
New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection: DEP Secures Army Corps Permits to Build New Artificial Reefs, 4/27/17
N.Y. State: Governor Cuomo Announces Approval of Largest Offshore Wind Project in the Nation, 1/25/17
N.Y. State Dept. of Environmental Conservation: State Department of Environmental Conservation Releases Final Ocean Action Plan for New York, 1/23/17.
U.S. Dept. of the Interior: Secretary Jewell Applauds President’s Withdrawal of Atlantic and Arctic Ocean Areas from Future Oil and Gas Leasing, 12/20/16
BOEM/U.S. Dept. of the Interior: Interior Department Auctions Over 79,000 Acres Offshore New York for Wind Energy Development, 12/16/16
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council: NOAA Fisheries Announces Final Rule on Mid-Atlantic Council’s Frank R. Lautenberg Deep Sea Coral Protection Area, 12/14/16
WhiteHouse.gov: The Nation's First Ocean Plans, 12/7/16
Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body: Final MidA Regional Ocean Action Plan Submitted to the NOC for Certification, 11/2/16
U.S. Dept. of the Interior: Four years after Hurricane Sandy, BOEM and state partners release new reports outlining Atlantic offshore sand resources for coastal restoration, 10/24/16.
New York State: Governor Cuomo Announces Release of New York State Offshore Wind Blueprint, 9/15/16.
U.S. Dept. of the Interior: Energy Secretary Moniz and Interior Secretary Jewell Announce New National Offshore Wind Strategy to Drive Deployment, 9/9/16.
Monmouth University/Rutgers University: Moore Foundation Grants $1.2 Million to Monmouth U. to Support Progress on Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal, 8/17/16.
MidA RPB/MARCO: Draft Ocean Action Plan Now Available, 7/5/16.
Monmouth University: Public Open House at Monmouth University for Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan July 14, 6/23/16.
Northeast RPB: Read the Draft Northeast Ocean Plan, 5/25/16.
Monmouth University: Urban Coast Institute Joins Mid-Atlantic Coastal Resilience Project Team, 5/17/16.
Northeast RPB: Draft Plan and RPB Webinar May 25, 5/3/16.
Monmouth University: Urban Coast Institute Report Examines How Mid-Atlantic Boaters Spend Time and Money, 4/21/16.
BOEM: BOEM Approves Virginia’s Offshore Wind Research Activities Plan, 3/24/16.
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