The comment period for a U.S. Department of Energy proposal to award funding to the University of Maine to construct, deploy and retrieve one-third scale floating wind turbines within the deepwater offshore wind test site in the Gulf of Maine approximately two miles south of Monhegan Island has been extended until Oct. 18.

Comments should be sent by e-mail to or to the address below:

Department of Energy Golden Field Office
NEPA Division
Attn: Kurt Rautenstrauch
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, CO 80401

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