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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|Screening Analysis for the Environmental Risk Evaluation System - Environmental Effects of MHK Energy||Copping, A., et al.||September 2011||Report||Marine Energy general||Chemicals, Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles|
|Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Environmental Impacts||NOAA Office of Ocean & Coastal Resource Management||January 2010||Report||Marine Energy general, OTEC||Chemicals, EMF||Ecosystem, Nearfield Habitat|
|Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion: Assessing Potential Physical, Chemical and Biological Impacts and Risks||Coastal Response Research Center||June 2010||Report||Marine Energy general, OTEC||Chemicals, EMF, Noise, Static Device||Ecosystem, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Reptiles|
|Annex IV 2016 State of the Science Report: Environmental Effects of Marine Renewable Energy Development Around the World||Copping, A., et al.||April 2016||Report||Marine Energy general, Tidal, Wave||Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Birds, Ecosystem, Farfield Environment, Fish, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Sea Turtles, Socio-economics, Marine Spatial Planning|
|MERiFIC 3.2.1: Documentary Summary of the Environmental Impact of Renewable Marine Energy||Sotta, C.||September 2012||Report||Marine Energy general, Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||Chemicals, Dynamic Device, EMF, Energy Removal, Noise, Static Device||Birds, Ecosystem, Fish, Nearfield Habitat|
|A Preliminary Review of the Impact of Placing Portions of an Extra-High Voltage Transmission Line Beneath the Chesapeake Bay & Other Waters||Community & Environmental Defense Service||February 2011||Report||N/A||EMF||Benthic Invertebrates, Ecosystem, Fish, Nearfield Habitat|