august, 2021

11aug1:00 pm2:00 pmLearning from the Experts: Offshore Wind COP Review Process

Event Details

Offshore Wind


In this webinar, Michelle Morin and Jessica Stromberg with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will explain how the federal government reviews a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for an offshore wind project in federal waters. Michelle has been with BOEM for 26 years and has coordinated dozens of environmental impact statements and assessments for BOEM’s oil and gas and renewable energy programs. Jessica has been working in the Office of Renewable Energy Programs (OREP) at BOEM since 2009. Starting in August 2021, she will be participating in a 4-month detail as the Acting Chief of the Engineering and Technical Review Branch in OREP, where she will manage an interdisciplinary team responsible for reviewing submitted plans and reports.

This webinar is part of the Learning from the Experts series hosted by NYSERDA’s Offshore Wind Team and featuring experts in key offshore wind topics, including wind farm technologies, development practices, regulatory processes, and research initiatives. To learn more about this series, visit




(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm



Online presentation


New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) 17 Columbia Circle Albany, NY 12203-6399