environmental impact statement (EIS)
Federal regulators have completed their environmental analysis of plans for Empire Wind, finding potentially significant impact to the fishing industry.
The BOEM environmental impact statement predicts Revolution Wind will have major negative impacts on fisheries, views from shore and other metrics.
Debt deal limits page counts and time on environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act, but other work remains, and frustrations surface.
A debt ceiling compromise reached by President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy would cut NEPA review times but would not roll back IRA climate provisions.
BOEM concluded that Ocean Wind 1 combined with other projects will have a “major” impact on scenic and visual factors and on scientific research.
New Jersey's largest offshore wind farm would have a “major” effect on fisheries and "visual resources,” but only a moderate impact in other areas, BOEM found.
Sen. Joe Manchin called on colleagues to put politics aside and hammer out a bipartisan bill to accelerate permitting of energy and transmission projects.
Successful implementation of the funding bills may hinge on Congress’ ability to put politics aside and hammer out legislation to streamline federal permitting.
The fate of 2 Texas LNG developments that had their approvals remanded to FERC drew out some disagreements among the regulators’ two Democrats in recent orders.
The SouthCoast Wind project could have significant impacts on marine mammals, fisheries and navigation, according to a draft environmental impact statement.
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