Fisheries Mitigation Plans developed under the New York State Public Service Commission's procurement process for the Sunrise Wind and Empire Wind projects are now available on the Resources page here.
MassCEC, BOEM and RIDEM have partnered on an RFP for pilot studies for regional fisheries research and monitoring for Southern New England in relation to the Massachusetts and Rhode Island/Massachusetts wind energy areas. To view the RFP click here.
What is the Fisheries
- Enhance communication and coordination between the fishing community and offshore wind industry developers to encourage a two-way flow of information.
- Disseminate information regarding existing data, research, and information sources to fishing communities and the offshore wind energy industry.
- Support scientific and technical research to address issues related to offshore wind energy project planning, siting, construction, operation, monitoring, or related topics using F-TWG feedback to support research priorities and project scoping.