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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|2015 Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan: Volume 1 - Management and Administration||Commonwealth of Massachusetts||January 2015||Report||N/A||N/A||Human Dimensions, Legal & Policy|
|Advancing the Environmentally Responsible Development of Offshore Wind Energy in New York State: A Regulatory Review and Stakeholder Perceptions||New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)||June 2015||Report||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Socio-economics, Legal and Policy, Stakeholder Engagement|
|Assessing Environmental Effects (WREN): Adaptive Management White Paper||Hanna, L., et al.||December 2016||Report||Wind Energy general||N/A||Socio-economics, Legal and Policy|
|Assessing the Impact of Small-Scale Wind Energy Proposals on the Natural Heritage||Scottish Natural Heritage||March 2016||Report||Wind Energy general||N/A||Bats, Birds, Socio-economics, Legal and Policy|
|Improving Efficiencies of National Environmental Policy Act Documentation for Offshore Wind Facilities - Case Studies Report||English, P., et al.||March 2017||Report||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Socio-economics, Legal and Policy|
|Interim Guidelines to Avoid and Minimize Wildlife Impacts from Wind Turbines||US Fish and Wildlife Service||May 2003||Report||Wind Energy (General), Land-Based Wind||Habitat Change||Human Dimensions, Legal & Policy|
|Risk Assessment for Marine Vessel Traffic and Wind Energy Development in the Atlantic||Copping, A., et al.||November 2013||Report||Wind Energy general, Offshore Wind||N/A||Socio-economics, Legal and Policy, Navigation|
|Scotland's National Marine Plan - A Single Framework for Managing Our Seas||Marine Scotland||March 2015||Report||Marine Energy (General), Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||N/A||Human Dimensions, Legal & Policy, Marine Spatial Planning|
|Washington's Coastal Zone Management Program||Washington State Department of Ecology||February 2001||Report||N/A||N/A||Socio-economics, Legal and Policy|
|Wind Power Siting Regulations and Wildlife Guidelines in the United States||Stemler, J.||April 2007||Report||Wind Energy general, Land-Based Wind||N/A||Socio-economics, Legal and Policy|