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EU calls on Ireland to carry out environmental impact assessments for peat extraction

The European Commission is asking Ireland to respect its obligations under EU rules on environmental impact assessment (EIA).  Under the EIA Directive (2011/92/EU), Member States are required to carry out an assessment of the environmental impacts of projects likely to have a significant negative impact on the environment. This includes peat extraction projects.  Ireland has had numerous problems ...
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Supreme court dismisses Apple data centre Environmental Impact Assessment case appeal

Fitzpatrick and Daly v An Bord Pleanála, Apple Distribution International, and the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government and the Attorney General [SC Appeal No. 157/2017] On 11th April 2019, the Supreme Court decided to dismiss the appeal in the Apple data centre case. The Appellants had argued in the High Court and the Supreme Court that An Bord Pleanála (the Irish Planning Board...
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Environmental factors and risks that fall within the scope of Environmental Impact Assessments

Projects that require a preliminary environmental impact assessment The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive (2011/92/EU, as amended by 2014/52/EU) applies to all “public and private projects which are likely to have significant effects on the environment”. Specific examples of projects that may be covered are listed in Annexes I and II. Scope of assessment Environmental factor...
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Updated Planning Guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment published

Mr. Eoghan Murphy TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government has published updated guidelines for planning authorities and An Bord Pleanála on carrying out environmental impact assessment. The publication of the Guidelines coincides with the coming into operation on 1 September 2018 of most of the provisions of the European Union (Planning and Development) (Environmental Impact Ass...
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Ireland fails to comply with EU Environmental Impact Assessment Directive.

The European Commission is taking action against Ireland for failure to comply with a range of environmental, nuclear and marine obligations under EU law. In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the Commission announced that it is pursuing Ireland for its failure to adopt national programmes for the management of spent fuel and radioactive waste. Ireland has also been called up for it...
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Seismic surveys assessed in accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive

Fishing industry calls for review of seismic surveying in Irish waters in light of Australian study which finds seismic testing for oil and gas at sea can destroy plankton. The Irish Government has been called on to review seismic testing for oil and gas in Irish waters, following a newly-published Australian study showing such exploration techniques can destroy plankton populations. The researc...
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Environmental Impact Assessment

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is the process of examining the anticipated environmental effects of a proposed project - from consideration of environmental aspects at design stage, through consultation and preparation of an Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR), evaluation of the EIAR by a competent authority, the subsequent decision as to whether the project should be permitte...
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Environmental Impact Assessment

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an assessment of the likely influence a project may have on the environment. The purpose of the assessment is to ensure that decision-makers consider environmental impacts before deciding whether to proceed with new projects. From the EIA, an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is produced, which contains a detailed ...
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Council continues to monitor environmental impact of ship grounded off Cork coast a year ago

Council continues to monitor environmental impact of ship ground off Cork coast a year ago Cork County Council has said it is continuing to monitor the potential environmental and ecological impact of the MV Alta, a wrecked cargo ship grounded in Ballyandreane, Ballycotton. The vessel was grounded on February 16 of last year. Since then, the council said it has been working on a series of actions...
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Reducing the environmental impact of the global built environment sector

Reducing the environmental impact of the global built environment sector The construction sector, the real estate industry and city planners must give high priority to the same goal—to drastically reduce their climate impacts. Powerful, combined efforts are absolutely crucial for the potential to achieve the UN's sustainability goals. And what's more—everything has to happen very quickly. These a...
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