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Public comment period on environmental impact statement for Beacon Wind Project

July 5 @ 8:00 am - August 1 @ 12:00 am

BOEM published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Beacon Wind Project, which will be located approximately 20 miles south of Nantucket. The NOI is the first step in the multi-year EIS, which must be completed before Beacon Wind can begin construction. A 30-day public comment period for the NOI ends July 31 and includes four public meetings, one of which will be held at UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, July 18 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Market Place Dining Hall. The address is 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth.

To attend and provide oral comment at a virtual public meeting for the Beacon Wind project, visit the following links on the below dates:

 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 13

·         Zoom Registration Link:   

·         Dial-in phone number (Toll Free): 888 788 0099   

·         Meeting ID: 894 3756 0938   

·         Password: 57235058 

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 26

·         Zoom Registration Link:   

·         Dial-in phone number (Toll Free): 888 788 0099 

·         Meeting ID: 845 4596 7073  

·         Password: 609224


July 5 @ 8:00 am
August 1 @ 12:00 am
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UMass Dartmouth Marketplace
285 Old Westport Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747 United States
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