EIA Advert ERA19/20-81

Closes 15 Jun 2020

Opened 22 May 2020

Overview

Forest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has provided opinions on the following projects in respect of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (as amended).

An opinion under the Regulations is formed taking account of the selection criteria specified in the legislation. An opinion may be 'relevant' if it is considered that a project is likely to have a significant efect on the environment or 'not relevant' if a project is considered unlikely to have a significant effect on the environment. Each project is required to comply with the UK Forestry Standard, which describes the governments' approach to sustainable forestry.

Reference - ERA19/20-81

Project Type - Deforestation

Location - Gargrim, Fintona

Grid Reference - H 46270 60664

Area - 1.22 hectares

Project Description - Conversion from conifer woodland to agricultural land

Opinion - Not relevant. No priority habitats or features of cultural significance will be affected by this proposal. broadleaves and hedgerows will be retained.

 

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