Fisheries Mitigation Project

Nine-State Goal

Timeline of Nine-State Fisheries Mitigation Work

June 2021

Nine States sent a letter to the Biden Administration encouraging the federal government to provide leadership on resource impact assessments and mitigation frameworks for offshore wind development. Read the letter by clicking here.

June 2021

Nine State working group is formed and meets monthly with BOEM and NOAA to provide input on potential fisheries mitigation guidance.

November 2021

The Nine States sent a letter to BOEM to encourage the development of a standardized fisheries compensatory mitigation framework. Read the letter by clicking here.

June 2022

BOEM released Draft Fisheries Mitigation Guidance. Read the document by clicking here.

July 2022

Nine State discussed mutual interest in and committed to work together on establishing a fund administrator at in-person workshop.

September 2022

Nine States form and hold first meetings for the Governance Work Group and the Technical Working Group.

December 2022

Nine States release Request for Information (RFI) for public comment. Read the RFI by clicking here.