Morro Bay offshore wind energy environmental assessment done | San Luis Obispo Tribune

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Thursday, April 7, 2022

Another step forward was taken in the long process before offshore wind turbines may be seen floating in the Pacific Ocean off the Central Coast. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the federal agency overseeing the offshore wind activities in the Morro Bay wind energy area, released on Wednesday a draft environmental assessment analyzing the potential impacts site surveys may have. These site surveys include site assessments and site characterization. Site assessments would most likely include the temporary placement of meteorological buoys and scientific sampling equipment, while site characterization activities would most likely include geophysical, geotechnical, biological, archaeological and ocean-use surveys, according to BOEM.

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