28 Oct '17, 3pm

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Nominations for specific 9 nautical square mile lease blocks were due February 28, 2011, but extended into April at the request of local fishermen concerned about infringement on their fishing grounds. On April 19, the Governor's office in Massachusetts issued a request to BOEMRE to alter the area of the blocks by removing certain areas identified by commercial fishermen, fisheries scientists, and other maritime users as vital to the state's fishing industry. The request was to remove from the federal leasing process approximately half of the 3,000 square mile area in federal waters south of Massachusetts originally identified by BOEMRE. Among the territory exempted from consideration were shipping lanes and waters on the eastern side of the original lease area important to the fishing industry. On May 2, BOEMRE approved the state's request and reduced the size of the leas...

Full article: https://www.nrel.gov/news/program/2011/1437.html

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