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Beacon Wind offshore wind project and support New York State’s clean energy

OANA asks that you show your support for the Beacon Wind offshore wind project and support New York State’s clean energy goals by participating in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management ( BOEM)’s NOI (Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement) Public Hearings virtually or in person or by submitting public comments!

Public Hearings will be held virtually on 7/13 and 7/26, 11am-1pm, via Zoom or in person 7/20, 6-9pm, at the Adria Conference Center Ballroom, 221-17 Northern Blvd, Queens, NY 11361-3600. To register visit here.

Submit written comments here.

For more info on the project visit here.

Beacon Wind will bring 1,230 MW of renewable energy to Astoria and invest in a new renewable energy hub at the Astoria Power Complex. The NOI Public Hearings are the first step in the multi-year environmental assessment of the project and part of a 30-day public comment period that ends July 31st.

Beacon Wind and its community partners are covering travel both to and from the venue. Receive up to $80 off 2 Uber trips to and from the Adria Hotel & Conference Center, 221-17 Northern Blvd, Queens, NY 11361 by using voucher  or using code riLjBFCBUcF in the Uber ride-share app.

Voucher is redeemable starting June 20, 12 PM until midnight within 25 miles of the venue. Limited Availability. No cash value. Uber Voucher does not apply to tips. Offer is non-transferable, subject to change or cancellation.

Vouchers are intended for use by members of local communities who are attending the meeting in a personal capacity. By using the voucher, you attest that you are not a public official and that you are not in breach of applicable laws or regulations or corporate policies.

Courtesy of Beacon Wind, Equinor, New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Variety Boys & Girls Club, and Old Astoria Neighborhood Association.

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