EIA consultation ERA21/22-05

Closed 30 Aug 2021

Opened 30 Jul 2021


Forest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs intends to carry out the following project in respect of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (as amended).

Reference                   ERA21/22-05

Project Type               Forest road construction

Location                      Ballyboley Forest, Kilwaughter, Co Antrim

Grid Reference           J 31734 98967

Area                            0.1 hectare

Project Description     Creation of a new spur road to facilitate timber harvesting


The Department does not propose to prepare an Environmental Statement.


All roadworks to be carried out outside of the bird breeding season (1 Mar – 31 Aug). The spur road will be formed on a layer of geotextile thereby minimising the need for excavation.



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