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Advancing Offshore Wind Production Act (H.R. 2173)
July 13, 2011 Full Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 13, 2011 -

Reporting H.R. 2173 Out of Committee (Passed 24-18. View Roll Call Vote)
This would speed the production of clean, renewable American energy by streamlining the process for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to develop offshore wind power.

Wittman Amendment – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.)

Hanabusa Amendment #002 – Consultation With FAA Not Affected (Failed 16-25. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would require the Secretary of the Interior to consult with the Federal Aviation Administration through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process with respect to an offshore meteorological site testing and monitoring project.

Tsongas Amendment #003 – Consultation With Department of Defense Not Affected (Failed 17-25. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would require the Secretary of the Interior to consult with the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the Navy through the NEPA process with respect to an offshore meteorological site testing and monitoring project.

* For complete legislative action for the July 13, 2011 Full Committee Markup, click here.




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