Submitted by​ US Wind, Inc.


The Maryland Department of the Environment, Air and Radiation Administration (ARA) received an air quality permit application from US Wind, Inc. on November 30, 2023 (electronically), and hardcopies received on December 7, 2023 for the construction and operation of the Maryland Offshore Wind Project (the Project) consisting of up to 121 wind turbine generators (WTG), up to four (4) offshore substations (OSS), and one (1) meteorological tower (Met Tower). The proposed project will be located approximately 10 nautical miles (NM) off the coast of Worcester County, Maryland on the outer continental shelf (OCS).  

The application consists of an air quality permit-to-construct application, an application for a New Source Review (NSR) Approval, and an application for a Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Approval. In accordance with COMAR, expanded public participation is required for a permit to construct application subject to PSD requirements.​ 

Upcoming Informational Meeting

An Informational Meeting has been scheduled so that citizens can discuss the application and the permit review process with the applicant and the Department.  The Informational Meeting will be held on June 13, 2024 at the following location:​​

Ocean City Convention Center​​
Rooms 201 and 202
4001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, Maryland 21842

The Informational Meeting will consist of an open house format poster session beginning at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by a question and answer session from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Important Documents​

Additional Information

​More information about air permits for this type of project can be found here:​.  


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