Proposed Sale Notice for 8 Leases within the New York Bight

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) for eight leases within the New York Bight. The PSN contains information pertaining to the areas available for leasing, certain provisions and conditions of the leases, auction details, lease forms, criteria for evaluating competing bids, award procedures, appeal procedures, and lease execution. The announcement opens a 60-day comment period where BOEM will host virtual meetings to share updates on BOEM’s renewable energy leasing process, provide an overview on how the proposed lease areas were chosen and discuss new lease stipulations that BOEM is considering in the proposed New York Bight auction. More information can be found on the announcement website.