EIA Forestry Consultations Feb 2020

Closes 9 Mar 2020

Opened 7 Feb 2020

Overview

Forest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has provided opinions on the attached 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 effect 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.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Policy and Regulation Branch at 028 6634 3034 or by emailing forest.regulation@daera-ni.gov.uk. Any person wishing to comment on the likely environmental effects of the attached projects may do so in writing by 9 March 2020 to Forest Service, Policy and Regulation Branch, Inishkeen House, Killyhevlin, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh BT74 4EJ or by emailing forest.regulation@daera-ni.gov.uk

A list of projects is attached to this consultation. A map for each project is also attached. Anyone wishing to comment on a project may do so by completing the 'online survey'.

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